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Database Administrator Salary in Denver

Database Administrators

Database Administrators are skilled IT professionals who specialize in the management and organization of digital data. They work with programs and applications like SQL and Oracle to ensure that data remains secure and available to users with the right access. They may also be responsible for data migration, security and troubleshooting as well as system upgrades.

Database Administrators typically work on teams with data analysts, network engineers, software designers and other data specialists. Because of this, strong analytic skills and effective communication are core requirements for the job. They are responsible for backing up data in the event of a disaster. Database Administrators may work as general-purpose DBAs or be assigned specific tasks within an organization, in line with their needs.

Living and Working in Denver

Denver boasts a thriving industry with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. The city is home to large tech, energy and aerospace companies like Halliburton, ComCast, Lockheed-Martin, StorageTek and Sun Microsystems. In 2015 and 2016, Forbes named Denver the Best Place for Business and Careers.

Denver is an active city with lots of outdoor sports and recreation. Residents can go hiking during the summer or skiing during the winter. The city also offers lots of fun landmarks including the Red Rocks Amphitheater, Garden of the Gods and the Royal Gorge Bridge. Some of the popular neighborhoods to live in include Stapleton, Cherry Creek and Highland. Five Points is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city while LoDo is famous for its lively nightlife, pubs and upscale restaurants.

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Compare Database Administrator salaries by region

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

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $148,280
  3. Denver
  4. $132,523
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $132,131
  7. New York
  8. $130,681
  9. Washington D.C.
  10. $127,678
  11. Boston
  12. $126,904
  13. Seattle
  14. $125,222
  15. Chicago
  16. $125,195
  17. San Diego
  18. $125,166
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $110,000
  21. Toronto
  22. C$100,586
  23. Austin
  24. $100,555
  25. London
  26. £67,953
  27. France
  28. €56,333
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $148,280
  3. Denver
  4. $132,523
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $132,131
  7. New York
  8. $130,681
  9. Washington D.C.
  10. $127,678
  11. Boston
  12. $126,904
  13. Seattle
  14. $125,222
  15. Chicago
  16. $125,195
  17. San Diego
  18. $125,166
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $110,000
  21. Toronto
  22. C$100,586
  23. Austin
  24. $100,555
  25. London
  26. £67,953
  27. France
  28. €56,333
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Where Database Administrators are highest in demand

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