Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, employment of database administrators is projected to increase by 15 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is faster than the average.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, annual salaries for database administrators start at $35,000 and increase to $76,000 depending on experience and industry.