What Database Administrators Do
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.
How to Become a Database Administrator
Database administrators usually have a bachelor’s degree in an information- or computer- related subject such as computer science. Before becoming an administrator, these workers typically get work experience in a related field.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for database administrators was $81,710 in May 2015. Employment of database administrators is projected to grow 11 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.