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Occupational Report for Database Administrators (15-1061) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Coordinate changes to computer databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

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Employment Outlook for Database Administrators
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2010 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

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Current Employment Department Job Openings for Database Administrators There are 35 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
SQL DBA/ SQL Query 4/20/14 Portland
Test Administrator 4/17/14 La Grande
SQL DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR 4/15/14 Beaverton
Database Manager with Inventory Management Skills 4/14/14 Portland $14.50/hr to $16.00/hr DOE, Neg.
Oracle Apps DBA 4/13/14 Portland
Princ Database Administrator 4/11/14 Springfield Neg.
Database Administrator 4/8/14 Springfield $65,000/yr to $85,000/yr DOE
Senior Database Administrator 4/8/14 Springfield $60,000/yr to $85,000/yr
Senior Data Modeler 4/8/14 Portland Neg.
Senior Data Modeler 4/8/14 Beaverton
Senior Data Modeler 4/8/14 Beaverton
DBA SQL Server 4/8/14 Springfield
Senior Data Modeler 4/6/14 Beaverton
Senior Database Developer (SQL Server) 4/6/14 Portland
Oracle Data Integration Developer - ETL 4/3/14 Portland
Information Designer/Analyst Internship 4/2/14 Portland Neg.
Database Administrator 4/1/14 Beaverton
Database Administrator 2 Specialist 3/28/14 Portland $94,994/yr
Test Administrator 3/27/14 Coos Bay
Test Administrator 3/20/14 Eugene
Senior Data\Information Modeler BI 3/19/14 Portland
Sr Database Administrator Consumer Digital Technology 3/19/14 Beaverton
Expert Database Administrator Consumer Digital Technology 3/19/14 Portland
Expert Database Administrator - Consumer Digital Technology 3/19/14 Portland
Senior Data/Information Modeler - BI 3/19/14 Portland
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Job Openings from the Web for Database Administrators The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 125 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Database Analyst 4/21/14 Salem intigrow
SQL Database Administrator 4/21/14 Salem BizTek People Inc.
Database Administrator IV 4/20/14 Portland Randstad Technologies
Information Systems Specialist 7 (Database Administrator) 4/18/14 Salem Oregon Department of Corrections (ODOC)
Database Administrator 4/18/14 Klamath Falls Klamath Community College
DBA SQL Server 4/18/14 Springfield Everest Consultants Inc.
ERWIN CONSULTANT 4/18/14 Beaverton Adam Information Technologies LLC
SAP Basis Admin - W2 Only 4/18/14 Beaverton PTSOL
ETL Developer 4/18/14 Portland abpstaffing
Hadoop Administrator 4/18/14 Portland Avval Inc
SAP BASIS admin in Portland OR 4/18/14 Portland Themesoft Inc
SQL DBA/ SQL Query 4/17/14 Portland TEKsystems
ServiceNow Administrator / Developer - Beaverton Oregon - 17925 4/17/14 Beaverton
ServiceNow administrator/developer 4/17/14 Beaverton Randstad Technologies
SQL DBA/ SQL Query 4/17/14 Portland TEKsystems Inc
ServiceNow Administrator / Developer - Beaverton Oregon - 17925 4/16/14 Portland
ServiceNow Administrator/Developer #21182 4/16/14 Beaverton
Database Support Developer 4/16/14 Beaverton Adecco Technical
SQL Server Archiect 4/15/14 Portland Hcl America Inc.
Oracle EBS Application DBA 4/15/14 Gresham Edgelink
Oracle EBS Application DBA 4/15/14 Gresham EdgeLink Recruiters
Test Administrator 4/15/14 La Grande Department of Defense - Dept. of the Army
SQL Database Developer 4/15/14 Beaverton ServerLogic
Data Architect 2031418 4/15/14 Portland
Senior Contract and Filing Administrator 4/14/14 Portland National General Insurance
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State of Oregon License Information for Database Administrators No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Database Administrators
Region ---------------- 2013 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $20.55 $27.88 $37.47 $46.59 $54.45 $37.14 $77,260
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 21.57 28.58 32.72 36.05 50.67 33.37 69,409
Multnomah / Washington 20.62 28.48 38.88 48.53 55.26 38.09 79,216
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 17.55 22.51 32.29 41.92 45.14 32.17 66,922
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 30.84 32.65 35.66 38.89 45.54 36.30 75,492
Lane 20.97 24.09 36.39 42.65 46.46 34.68 72,144
Douglas 21.30 30.88 34.61 38.12 43.09 33.15 68,958
Jackson / Josephine 20.16 27.10 34.65 41.35 46.10 33.81 70,329
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 25.27 29.57 37.90 49.85 60.19 39.92 83,017
Clackamas 26.87 31.99 40.78 48.71 57.61 41.01 85,310
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Regional Employment Projections for Database Administrators
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,223 1,465 242 19.8% 24 23 47
Multnomah / Washington 855 1,046 191 22.3% 19 16 35
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 123 138 15 12.2% 2 2 4
Lane 87 104 17 19.5% 2 2 3
Clackamas 52 67 15 28.8% 2 1 3
Jackson / Josephine 41 48 7 17.1% 1 1 2
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 31 37 6 19.4% 1 1 1
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 29 36 7 24.1% 1 1 1
Klamath / Lake 11 12 1 9.1% 0 0 0
Douglas 7 8 1 14.3% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 7 8 1 14.3% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 5 5 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 4 5 1 25.0% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 4 4 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Database Administrators
Industry
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Ownership 2010
Employment
Manufacturing Private 77
Primary Metal Manufacturing Private 12
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 41
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 30
Wholesale Trade Private 49
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 46
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers Private 41
Retail Trade Private 12
Information Private 214
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 131
Software Publishers Private 126
Telecommunications Private 28
Wired Telecommunications Carriers Private 26
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services Private 54
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services Private 54
Finance and Insurance Private 122
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 49
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 37
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 71
Insurance Carriers Private 61
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities Private 10
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 142
Computer Systems Design and Related Services Private 65
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services Private 26
Scientific Research and Development Services Private 22
Advertising and Related Services Private 10
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 147
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 84
Administrative and Support Services Private 84
Office Administrative Services Private 10
Employment Services Private 44
Business Support Services Private 19
Educational Services Private 19
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Private 13
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 66
Hospitals Private 36
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 36
Social Assistance Private 19
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 10
Other Services (except Public Administration) Private 25
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 24
Educational Services State 11
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 11
Public Administration State 55
Administration of Human Resource Programs State 32
Utilities Local 14
Educational Services Local 22
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 11
Public Administration Local 114
Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support Local 86
Administration of Environmental Quality Programs Local 19
Educational Requirements for Database Administrators Workers typically need a Bachelor's degree to enter this occupation. Those with a Master's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Database Administrators
  • Apply Computer Networking Technology
  • Apply Computer Science Principles
  • Apply Data Security Procedures
  • Apply Data Storage Technology
  • Apply Knowledge Of Mainframe Computers
  • Apply Linear Algebra
  • Apply Structural Analysis Principles To Computer Systems
  • Calculate Optimum Value For Data Base Parameters
  • Design Data Processing Systems
  • Design Data Security Systems
  • Design Tables Depicting Data
  • Determine Scope And Limitation Of Project
  • Develop And Revise Databases
  • Develop Data Base Backup And Recovery Procedures
  • Develop Data Base Models
  • Develop Records Management System And Guidelines
  • Document Findings And Discoveries
  • Document Work In Progress
  • Evaluate Computer System User Requests
  • Evaluate Computer System Users' Requirements And Requests
  • Evaluate Prototype Computer Software Systems
  • Evaluate Software For Business Applications
  • Generate Data Processing Information
  • Implement Computer System Changes
  • Maintain Data Bases On Multi-User Computer Systems
  • Manipulate Operating System To Improve Performance
  • Prepare Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Program Computers Using Existing Software
  • Program Mainframe Computer
  • Resolve Symbolic Formulations In Data Processing Applications
  • Test And Troubleshoot Computer Programs And Systems
  • Use Structured Query Language (Sql)
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Calculus
  • Use Computer Application Flow Charts
  • Work As A Team Member
  • Write Technical Specifications For Computer Systems, Software And Applications
Schools and Training Providers for Database Administrators The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: (541) 962-3672
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: (541) 885-1000
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute-Portland
9500 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 255-6500
Programs of Training:
Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Tillamook Bay Community College
4301 Third St.
Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone: (503) 842-8222
Programs of Training:
Everest College
425 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 222-3225
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-8383
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Umpqua Community College
1140 College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470-0226
Phone: (541) 440-4600
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Northwest Christian University
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: (541) 343-1641
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
New Horizons Computer Learning Ctr of Ptld., Inc.
2345 NW Amberbrook Dr. Ste #125
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 641-1023
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
Phone: (503) 838-8000
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
DeVry University-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225-6651
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 383-7500
Programs of Training:
University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus
13221 SW 68th Pkwy Ste 500
Tigard, OR 97223-8328
Phone: (877) 776-0766
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology - Portland
7726 SE Harmony Rd
Portland, OR 97222
Phone: (503) 821-1250
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Linfield College-Adult Degree Program
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128-6894
Phone: (503) 883-2447
Programs of Training:
Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603-7121
Phone: (541) 882-3521
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Database Administrators These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Central Oregon Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Lane Community College
Portland Community College
Rogue Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Database Administrators matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Network And Computer Systems Administrators 42%
Computer Systems Analysts 37%
Computer Programmers 36%
Computer And Information Scientists, Research 35%
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 32%
Network Systems And Data Communications Analysts 30%