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11.1% Jobs Projection
$82,710 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Michigan?

There were approximately 2,820 workers employed as Database Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 2,760 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

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

Database Administrators in MI Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 230 annual job openings, and 3,300 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $48,160 to $124,950 with $82,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.15 to $60.07. The median hourly rate was $39.77.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.59 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.82.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,690 $91,460
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 330 $62,540
Ann Arbor, MI 260 $72,750
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 100 $79,490
Flint, MI 80 $67,270
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 70 $69,460
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 50 $72,900

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 MI Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7,240
Computer Network Architects 3,300

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