Data Professionals See Salaries Rise - Bigger Databases, Bigger Paychecks

By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-09-12 Print this article Print

Bigger Databases, Bigger Paychecks

Forty-four percent of DBAs charged with managing multiterabyte databases were making more than $100,000 a year. About 30 percent of DBAs in data warehouse environments passed $100,000.

Being a database professional isn't easy, but it can pay well. So says a survey of 503 members of the Independent Oracle Users Group conducted by Unisphere Research. Those surveyed included database administrators and IT managers as well as database developers and analysts. As the IOUG survey shows, certification and experience can go a long way toward making that extra buck.

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