Some of the skills we found on database developer/database administrator resumes included "database," "sql," and "procedures." We have detailed the most important database developer/database administrator responsibilities below.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a database developer/database administrator. We found that 67.6% of database developer/database administrators have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 20.4% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most database developer/database administrators have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine database developer/database administrators were not college graduates.
Those database developer/database administrators who do attend college, typically earn either a computer science degree or a computer information systems degree. Less commonly earned degrees for database developer/database administrators include a business degree or a electrical engineering degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a database developer/database administrator. We've found that most database developer/database administrator resumes include experience from Kforce, Southern Ohio Medical Center, and CACI International. Of recent, Kforce had 2 positions open for database developer/database administrators. Meanwhile, there are 2 job openings at Southern Ohio Medical Center and 1 at CACI International.
Since salary is important to some database developer/database administrators, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Monster.com, Booz Allen Hamilton, and DIVERSANT. If you were to take a closer look at Monster.com, you'd find that the average database developer/database administrator salary is $137,282. Then at Booz Allen Hamilton, database developer/database administrators receive an average salary of $130,214, while the salary at DIVERSANT is $116,468.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a database developer/database administrator include IBM, Lockheed Martin, and Science Applications International .. These three companies were found to hire the most database developer/database administrators from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
For the most part, database developer/database administrators make their living in the technology and finance industries. Database developer/database administrators tend to make the most in the finance industry with an average salary of $100,524. The database developer/database administrator annual salary in the health care and insurance industries generally make $83,956 and $82,669 respectively. Additionally, database developer/database administrators who work in the finance industry make 55.7% more than database developer/database administrators in the transportation Industry.