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Database Administrators Earns $69,000 annually. Want to be one?

Database Administrators Earn an average of $69,000 a year
Database Administrators Earn an average of $69,000 a year

In this modern world of Technology, every data is transferred from physical devices to digital systems. And these data from Hospitals, Schools, Colleges, Factories, Government, Banks, etc. are stored in Databases in digital form. And these data are vital to each and every organization, as data can take them to top if used properly else they can perish away as they were never there. And these things depend upon the Database Administrators who design, implement, maintain and secure databases. Thus, the requirement of DBAs in this technical is high.

So, who is Database AdMinistrator?

Database administrator is a tech specialist who performs all activities related to designing, building and maintaining successful database environment. Some of the major responsibilities of Database Administrators (DBA) include
  1. Designing, implementing and maintaining the database system
  2. Establishing policies and procedures pertaining to the management, security, maintenance and use of the database management system. And
  3. Training the employees in database management and use.
Start you DBA journey with “BEGINNERS GUIDE TO DATABASE”

Top Database technologies

Some of the major database technologies are as follows
  1. Microsoft SQL Server
  2. Oracle
  3. IBM DB2
  4. SAP Sybase ASE
  5. Postgre SQL
  6. Maria DB
  7. My SQL
  8. Mongo DB, etc.

Types of Databases

Some of the major types of databases are as follows

Academic Requirement

Basically, DBA come into jobs with Computer Science degree and some on-the-job training with a particular database product or more extensive with different other database technologies. And DBAs must have practical knowledge on database languages like SQL (Structured Query Language).
Many DBAS start their career as a data analyst or developers for companies, and gain years of experience before becoming administrators.
Some of the major certifications available for Database Administrations are as follows
  1. IBM certified Advanced Database Administrator – DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows
  2.  IBM certified Database Administrator – DB2 10.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows
  3. Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional
  4. Oracle MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator Certified Professional
  5. MCSA SQL Server 2012
  6. MCSE Data Platform Solutions Expert

Job skills and requirement

Some of the major job skills and requirements to be a Database Administrator are as follows
  1. Analytical Skills: DBAs monitor vital information of any organizations, so they should be able to think of solutions when problems arise.
  2. Communication Skills: DBAs need to have effective communication skills, since they are the part of the team and have to work with other DBAs, data analyst and management.
  3. Attention to Detail: DBA should give full attention to each and every component of database, as they are complex, and a single error can cause huge problems
  4. Logical Thinking: This is another must have skill on DBAs, since they code and analyze data and change them into logical patterns.
  5. Problem-Solving Skills: DBAs must have the skill to come up with solutions to every problem.

How much DBA Earn?

The Annual Salary for a Database Administrator is about $69,000. The highest 10 percent earn more than $115,000. On average, DBAs earn higher wages than network systems and data communication analysts or telecommunication specialists.

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