Database Administrators

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Occupation Description

Database administrators implement, test and oversee computer databases, using knowledge of database management systems. Oversee changes to computer databases. May coordinate, advise, and implement security measures to ensure safeguards are in place for computer databases.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

111590

Job Openings By 2020

52700

Growth Rate

30.6%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors Degree In Computer Science
Bachelors Degree in Management Information Systems

Required Work Experience

1 to 5 years

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