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Database Administrator Salary in Chicago

Database Administrator Job Description

Database Administrators work with specialized applications in storing and organizing different types of data, ranging from client records to company information. Their responsibilities may include planning and installing a database, managing data migration and creating/determining user access. Database Administrators may also be involved with data security, backup and recovery.

DBAs may either work alone (in smaller companies) or as part of a larger team of IT professionals, including system engineers, data analysts and software designers. They aren‰Ûªt just limited to tech companies. They work in different industries, including education, medicine, agriculture, insurance and finance.

Living and Working in Chicago

Fast-paced, engaging and home to a diverse economy, Chicago is one of the major financial centers in the world with close to three dozen Fortune 500 companies. The city also has a booming IT, manufacturing and health industry. Some of the top employers include AT&T, Advocate Health System and JP Morgan Chase. Chicago also houses one of the major transport hubs in the country, with two major airports and an extensive train network.

Famous for its deep-dish pies, Chicago is renowned for its cuisine and rich history. The city is a major college town, with DePaul University, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University among other options. Residents get around Chicago in a number of ways, ranging from driving, using the transportation system to cycling. Some of the popular neighborhoods include the Near North Side, Hyde Park, Loop, South Loop and Lincoln Square.

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Compare Database Administrator salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $132,777
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $127,776
  5. Boston
  6. $115,000
  7. New York
  8. $114,928
  9. Chicago
  10. $112,990
  11. Seattle
  12. $103,000
  13. Denver
  14. $97,500
  15. Austin
  16. $97,500
  17. San Diego
  18. $96,666
  19. Toronto
  20. C$89,166
  21. London
  22. £55,500
  23. Washington D.C.
  24. $50,000
  25. France
  26. €47,714
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $132,777
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $127,776
  5. Boston
  6. $115,000
  7. New York
  8. $114,928
  9. Chicago
  10. $112,990
  11. Seattle
  12. $103,000
  13. Denver
  14. $97,500
  15. Austin
  16. $97,500
  17. San Diego
  18. $96,666
  19. Toronto
  20. C$89,166
  21. London
  22. £55,500
  23. Washington D.C.
  24. $50,000
  25. France
  26. €47,714
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Where Database Administrators are highest in demand

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