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Database Administrators in Virginia

Considering a career as a Database Administrator in Virginia?

14.8% Jobs Projection
$96,090 Median Salary
480 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Database Administrators Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 5,510 people working as Database Administrators in the year 2018.

There were 5,760 Database Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Database Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 11.5%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 480 annual Database Administrators job openings in Virginia, and 6,740 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,300 annual jobs and 133,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Database Administrators Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Database Administrators ranged from $52,870 to $151,350 with $96,090 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.42 to $72.77. The median hourly rate was $46.2.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.63 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.57.

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


Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,410 $97,970
Richmond, VA 1,100 $83,740
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 630 $74,450
Charlottesville, VA 150 $69,880
Roanoke, VA 90 $73,020
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 50 $72,710
Lynchburg, VA 50 $104,970
Harrisonburg, VA 40 $53,160
Winchester, VA-WV 40 $110,330

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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