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25.2% Jobs Projection
$92,260 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 2,710 workers employed as Database Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 2,470 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in CO Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 25.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 240 annual job openings, and a total of 3,230 jobs for Colorado Database Administrators in 2026.

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

What do Database Administrators Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $51,740 to $132,060 with $92,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.88 to $63.49. The median hourly rate was $44.36.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.45 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.09.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,820 $97,730
Colorado Springs, CO 350 $88,980
Boulder, CO 290 $76,890
Fort Collins, CO 100 $89,750
Grand Junction, CO 30 $54,400
Greeley, CO 30 $83,220

Top States for Database Administrators Employment

The table below shows the states 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 CO Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11,610
Computer Network Architects 6,040

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