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Database Administrator

What is Database Administration?

Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.

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Database Administrator

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

4,131

Starting Salary

$51,604

Average

Median Salary

$94,625

Average

Experienced Salary

$133,461

Average

Jobs Added

171

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

7%

Next 3 Years | National: 6%

Database Administrator Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not
  • Entry Level Degree: bachelor's degree
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    High School Endorsement

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

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    Bachelor's Degree Entry Level Degree

  • Masters

    Master's Degree

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