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Database Administrators

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems.

Database Administrators

About this Career Path

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. Identify, investigate, and resolve database performance issues, database capacity, and database scalability. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

Database Administrators

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Salary Breakdown

Database Administrators

$93,990

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$49,100

ENTRY LEVEL

$98,320

MID LEVEL

$129,620

EXPERT LEVEL

$45.19

AVERAGE HOURLY

$23.61

ENTRY LEVEL

$47.27

MID LEVEL

$62.32

EXPERT LEVEL

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Database Administrators

JOB TITLE

Entry Level Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level

Entry

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Junior Level Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level

Mid

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Advanced Database Developer/Administrator

Skill Level

Advanced

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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Database Administrators

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KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

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KNOWLEDGE

English Language

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KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

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KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Administrative

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SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

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SKILL

Active Learning

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SKILL

Active Listening

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SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

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ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

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ABILITY

Information Ordering

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ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

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ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

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ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

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