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12.5% Jobs Projection
$88,750 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Delaware?

850 people worked as Database Administrators in 2018 in this state.

There were 800 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Database Administrators in DE Employment Trend

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

Database Administrators in DE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Delaware

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.

Job Projections for Database Administrators: Nation vs. DE

Delaware Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 540 jobs for Delaware 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 Delaware?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $51,440 to $134,650 with $88,750 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.73 to $64.73. The median hourly rate was $42.67.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.99 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.68.

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

Database Administrators Earnings: DE vs. National Average

Top Delaware 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,520 $90,360
Salisbury, MD-DE 70 $79,330
Dover, DE 50 $71,630

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 DE Employment Total
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,370
Computer Network Architects 630

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