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Database Administrators in Washington

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31.7% Jobs Projection
$109,030 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 2,080 people working as Database Administrators in the year 2018.

There were 2,190 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in WA Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 31.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 2,950 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $60,910 to $150,280 with $109,030 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.28 to $72.25. The median hourly rate was $52.42.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $48.64 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.78.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,760 $111,330
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,130 $96,530
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 80 $77,920

Top States for Database Administrators Employment

View the list below to see 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 WA Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8,920
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