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Database Administrators in Nebraska

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14.4% Jobs Projection
$83,690 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Nebraska?

There were approximately 860 workers employed as Database Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 1,000 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Nebraska

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 14.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.


Nebraska Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 80 annual job openings, and 1,190 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 Nebraska?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $44,830 to $123,510 with $83,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.55 to $59.38. The median hourly rate was $40.24.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.82 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.42.

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


Top Nebraska 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
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 640 $89,190
Lincoln, NE 170 $65,640

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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