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Database Administrators in Georgia

Is Georgia a good place for you to work as a Database Administrator?

10.3% Jobs Projection
$92,020 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 4,280 Database Administrators working in the state.

There were 4,300 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 350 annual job openings, and a total of 5,130 jobs for Georgia 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $55,240 to $130,870 with $92,020 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.56 to $62.92. The median hourly rate was $44.24.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.34 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.90.

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


Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,410 $96,580
Athens-Clarke County, GA 340 $59,440
Chattanooga, TN-GA 170 $78,340
Columbus, GA-AL 90 $97,330
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 70 $82,910
Savannah, GA 40 $90,580
Macon, GA 40 $73,050
Gainesville, GA 40 $81,100
Warner Robins, GA 30 $73,690

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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