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Database Administrators in Massachusetts

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

9.9% Jobs Projection
$97,880 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Massachusetts?

2,900 people worked as Database Administrators in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,840 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in MA Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 9.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 210 annual job openings, and 3,100 total jobs in 2026 for Database Administrators in this state.

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

What do Database Administrators Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $54,730 to $147,030 with $97,880 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.31 to $70.69. The median hourly rate was $47.06.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $4.46.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,610 $100,220
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 420 $93,550
Worcester, MA-CT 180 $87,540
Springfield, MA-CT 120 $83,520

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8,880
Computer Network Architects 6,000

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