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Database Administrators -- 15-1141
EDR 11 - 7 County Twin Cities (includes these counties: Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington)


Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases. Excludes “Information Security Analysts” (15-1122).

Typical job titles

Automatic Data Processing Planner, Database Administration Manager, Database Coordinator, Database Management System Specialist, Database Security Administrator, DBMS Specialist

Hourly wage - Half of all jobs pay within this range (25th to 75th percentiles)

$36.43/hr to $59.84/hr


Current DemandExpected 10-Year Openings - New positions plus replacement of departing employees
four stars Above Average 1,524 openings expected

Typical wage by industry

Top IndustriesTypical Wage (Median)Employment
Professional and Business Services$44.29/hr850
Financial Activities$47.87/hr290
Education and Health Services$38.84/hr270
Trade, Transportation and Utilities$43.35/hr90
Leisure and Hospitality$31.54/hr20
Other Services$30.30/hr20
Public Administration$43.47/hr20

Education requirements - Typical education needed to get this job

Bachelor's degree