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A Day in the Life

Database analysts use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and secure from unauthorized access. Database administrators, often called DBAs, make sure that data analysts and other users can easily use databases to find the information they need and that systems perform as they should. Some DBAs oversee the development of new databases. They have to determine the needs of the database and who will be using it. They often monitor database performance and conduct performance-tuning support.

They coordinate the work of other IT professionals and administrative staff to produce a new piece or system of software. The core elements of the job are about organizing people and time resources, and seeing the project through from inception to completion. Project managers have ultimate responsibility for meeting the business’s or client’s needs.

 

Also Known As...

Database Analysts can have different titles at different organizations. Here are the top job titles associated with this career:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analysts
  • SQL Developers
  • Oracle Consultants

By the Numbers

According to EMSI, demand for Database Analysts will grow 13% by 2030. Between July 2019 and June 2020, there were 99,481 unique jobs posted for Database Analysts in the US. The average number of monthly hires was 11,595 with a median salary of $90,085.

 

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  • Foundation: Data Analytic Basics
  • Intermediate: Exploring the Database
  • Advanced: Manipulating Data

The Foundational track explores the primary set of tools used to input and arrange data. You acquire the skillset that allows you to advance into more complex data manipulation.

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