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Database Administrator Job Description

The role of the database-administrator (DBA) is to manage data for the company they work for. A database-administrator generally uses specialized software to collect, store and organize this data. A database-administrator can work in a variety of fields managing information such as financial data, customers and shipping records. This role may include a number of responsibilities such as planning, security, troubleshooting and data backup. Database-administrators may also participate in projects like database design, migration and performance monitoring.

Database-administrators typically have a bachelor's degree in a computer related subject like computer science. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the number of database-administrators is expected to grow by 11 percent between the years of 2016 and 2026. This growth is a result of continued demand for data management by companies across the country.

Living and Working in Austin, Texas

Austin has quickly become one of the fastest growing tech cities in the country. In Austin, tech salaries are competitive, yet the cost of living is relatively low compared to other tech cities, which makes it a highly desirable location. Plus, large tech companies such as Dell, Samsung, IBM and Apple all have corporate offices in Austin.

Besides being a haven for tech companies, Austin is also known for its great food, funky vibes and fabulous music scene. It is the home of craft beers, BBQ, tacos and the famous South by Southwest Music Festival. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy beautiful parks, lakes, and hiking and biking trails throughout the city. Job seekers who make Austin their home will never run out of things to do.

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Compare Database Administrator salaries by region

Database Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and Boston. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $160,413
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $151,000
  5. Washington D.C.
  6. $144,285
  7. Denver
  8. $140,000
  9. Boston
  10. $138,500
  11. New York
  12. $132,250
  13. Seattle
  14. $126,363
  15. Chicago
  16. $119,285
  17. Austin
  18. $106,750
  19. Toronto
  20. C$100,454
  21. London
  22. £73,333
  23. France
  24. €55,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $160,413
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $151,000
  5. Washington D.C.
  6. $144,285
  7. Denver
  8. $140,000
  9. Boston
  10. $138,500
  11. New York
  12. $132,250
  13. Seattle
  14. $126,363
  15. Chicago
  16. $119,285
  17. Austin
  18. $106,750
  19. Toronto
  20. C$100,454
  21. London
  22. £73,333
  23. France
  24. €55,000
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Where Database Administrators are highest in demand

    Database Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and Boston. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: