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Database Administrators in Utah

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37.9% Jobs Projection
$95,600 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Utah?

There were approximately 1,050 workers employed as Database Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 1,030 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in UT Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in UT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Utah

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 37.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. UT

Utah Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 1,420 jobs for Utah 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 Utah?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $53,320 to $136,470 with $95,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.64 to $65.61. The median hourly rate was $45.96.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.28 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.68.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: UT vs. National Average

Top Utah 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
Salt Lake City, UT 660 $97,450
Provo-Orem, UT 240 $94,290
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 100 $98,290

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 UT Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,400
Computer Network Architects 910

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