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Database Administrators in Maryland

Considering a career as a Database Administrator in Maryland?

7.6% Jobs Projection
$80,310 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 3,740 people working as Database Administrators in the year 2018.

There were 3,570 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in MD Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 7.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 260 annual Database Administrators job openings in Maryland, and 3,820 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $45,140 to $132,460 with $80,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.7 to $63.68. The median hourly rate was $38.61.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.97.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,410 $97,970
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,520 $90,360
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,920 $78,990
California-Lexington Park, MD 160 $97,400
Salisbury, MD-DE 70 $79,330
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 70 $60,690

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 MD Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 16,220
Computer Network Architects 5,340

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