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Database Administrator Job Description

Database administrators are system analysts responsible for ensuring the integrity of a database. Their duties may involve managing the installation, configuration, upgrade and migration of a database management system. Database Administrators may also be responsible for performing periodic database backup as well as troubleshooting DBMs and creating user permission.

DBAs work long hours during the week, and sometimes over the weekend. They are expected to always be on call to deal with any emergency. They may work alongside other IT specialists, including network engineers and data analysts. Most companies require that database administrators have a strong knowledge of SQL as well strong technical skills in dedicated mainstream DBMS programs like Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2 and Oracle.

Living and Working in San Diego

San Diego offers attractive options for DBAs. In 2017, the city had an unemployment rate of 4.9%, lower than the national average. San Diego hosts the country‰Ûªs Naval fleet and is a popular tourist destination. It is also the home of many wireless companies such as Kyocera International and Novatel Wireless as well as bio-tech clusters, including Nventa Biopharmaceuticals and Neurocine Biosciences.

Living in San Diego comes with the bonus of beaches, mostly sunny weather and lots of outdoor activities. Some of the popular neighborhoods in the city include La Jolla, a luxurious beach community, Del Mar and Downton San Diego, famous for its Gaslamp Quarter. East Village is teeming with bars and galleries while Mission Bay is likely to appeal to fans of quirky shops, surfing and other water sports.

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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: