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Database Administrators in Alabama

Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Database Administrator?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$80,660 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Database Administrators in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Database Administrators in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Database Administrators in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Database Administrators Work in Alabama?

There were approximately 1,880 workers employed as Database Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 1,910 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,300 Database Administrators working in it, which means Alabama has more Database Administrators than average.

Database Administrators in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual Database Administrators job openings in Alabama, and 1,980 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,300 annual jobs and 133,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Database Administrators Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $48,210 to $124,520 with $80,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.18 to $59.87. The median hourly rate was $38.78.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.08 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.30.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Database Administrators Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Database Administrators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Database Administrators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 640 $91,150
Montgomery, AL 450 $77,470
Huntsville, AL 340 $93,350
Mobile, AL 120 $61,990
Columbus, GA-AL 90 $97,330
Tuscaloosa, AL 40 $65,910

Top States for Database Administrators Employment

View the list below to see where most Database Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 11,020 $93,200
California 10,970 $101,240
New York 7,100 $94,460
Florida 6,980 $85,470
Virginia 5,510 $96,090
Pennsylvania 5,390 $81,170
Georgia 4,280 $92,020
New Jersey 4,140 $110,150
Maryland 3,740 $80,310
Ohio 3,590 $89,980
Illinois 3,570 $96,170
Massachusetts 2,900 $97,880
North Carolina 2,870 $93,280
Michigan 2,820 $82,710
Missouri 2,770 $84,610
Colorado 2,710 $92,260
Minnesota 2,210 $90,100
Washington 2,080 $109,030
Arizona 1,930 $88,610
Alabama 1,880 $80,660

Below are the states where Database Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $110,150
Washington $109,030
California $101,240
Connecticut $100,180
Massachusetts $97,880
New Hampshire $96,400
Illinois $96,170
Virginia $96,090
Utah $95,600
New York $94,460

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Occupation AL Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,850
Computer Network Architects 970

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