1Data Professionals See Salaries Rise
Dollars and Sense and the Data AdminBeing a database professional is not 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.
2Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – Ranges of DBA Salaries
Ranges of DBA SalariesThe IOUG survey found that 28 percent of DBAs have six-figure base salaries, while another 47 percent are pulling in between $80,001 and $100,000. There were significant differences in the pay ranges between small and large organizations. A third of DBAs in organizations with 10,000 or more employees made over $100,000, compared with only 20 percent of those in organizations with 1,000 employees or less.
3Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – DBA Salaries by Experience
4Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – Certification Matters
Certification MattersThe survey covered a range of Oracle certifications, including OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) and Oracle 10g OCP (Oracle Certified Professional). On the whole, those with certifications made more, though the percentage of people making more than $100,000 with and without certifications was virtually identical.
5Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – Bigger Databases, Bigger Paychecks
6Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – Developers and Analysts
Developers and AnalystsThirteen percent of database developers and analysts reported making more than $100,000 a year. However, 22 percent reported making less than $60,000, the largest single percentage of any of the salary ranges. Seventy-eight percent of this group are directly involved in application development, while another 27 percent said they are involved in project management. Most-
7Data Professionals See Salaries Rise – IT Administrators
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