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Database Administrator Salary in Seattle

Database Administrator Job Description

Database administrators (DBA) are specialized data analysts who use applications to organize, store and manage data. Their duties often include ensuring the integrity of the database, performing data migration, troubleshooting databases and controlling user access. DBAs work an average of 40 to 60 hours during the week, and often over weekends.

DBAs may work in various capacities within a company. They may be involved in the design, planning and development stage of a database. They may also work as specialized system database administrators, responsible for performing upgrades, fixing program bugs and ensuring the integrity of a computer‰Ûªs system. They work in almost any industry and may use databases to hold different types of data, ranging from customer records to stocking info.

Living and Working in Seattle

Linked with supercomputers and biotech companies, Seattle‰Ûªs reputation as a tech-friendly city makes it a popular pick for many IT specialists. But beyond its thriving tech and biotech industry the city boasts a growing financial sector that features major players such as Vulcan Inc. and Capital One. Seattle is also home to a successful gaming industry as well as the eighth largest port in the country.

Getting around Seattle is easy. The city offers a variety of smart transportation options, including light rail, street cars, taxis and monorail. The biking trails and bike lanes experience a lot of activity during the spring and summer when the cool winter gives way to beautiful weather. Some of the popular landmarks include the Space Needle, Great Seattle Wheel, Ballard Farmer‰Ûªs Market and the Seattle Center.

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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. $150,851
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $132,900
  5. New York
  6. $131,706
  7. Washington D.C.
  8. $130,000
  9. Boston
  10. $128,244
  11. Seattle
  12. $127,346
  13. Denver
  14. $125,952
  15. Chicago
  16. $125,400
  17. San Diego
  18. $123,200
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $115,000
  21. Austin
  22. $107,777
  23. Toronto
  24. C$99,400
  25. London
  26. £68,116
  27. France
  28. €53,781
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $150,851
  3. Los Angeles
  4. $132,900
  5. New York
  6. $131,706
  7. Washington D.C.
  8. $130,000
  9. Boston
  10. $128,244
  11. Seattle
  12. $127,346
  13. Denver
  14. $125,952
  15. Chicago
  16. $125,400
  17. San Diego
  18. $123,200
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $115,000
  21. Austin
  22. $107,777
  23. Toronto
  24. C$99,400
  25. London
  26. £68,116
  27. France
  28. €53,781
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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: