Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data. They develop and administer databases and or data management systems .
Entry Level Education – Bachelor’s degree
2019 Median Pay – $93,750 ($45.07/hour)
Job outlook 10%
What they do: Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data. Data can be stored in a local network or in the cloud but regardless of where the data is stored it needs to be secured.
Where do I start: Learn about a database
IBM Certified Database Administrator – DB2
Microsoft SQL Server database certifications
Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL Database Administrator
Oracle Database 12c Administrator
Where do they fall in the NIST – DBAs fall under the Operate and Maintain and Data Administration specialty areas.