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Database Administrators in Michigan

Want to work in Michigan as a Database Administrator? Read this first!

11.1% Jobs Projection
$82,710 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 2,820 Database Administrators working in the state.

There were 2,760 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 230 annual job openings, and a total of 3,300 jobs for Michigan 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $48,160 to $124,950 with $82,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.15 to $60.07. The median hourly rate was $39.77.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.59 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.82.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,690 $91,460
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 330 $62,540
Ann Arbor, MI 260 $72,750
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 100 $79,490
Flint, MI 80 $67,270
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 70 $69,460
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 50 $72,900

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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