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Database Administrator Courses

Database Administrators specialise in data management and ensure that an organisation’s databases are secure and run efficiently. They work for libraries, universities and schools with large databases, financial institutions, healthcare facilities, insurance companies, and private corporations with big data.

As a Database Administrator you’ll be adding new users, managing access permissions and passwords, merging old databases, running updates and optimising database speed and overall usability. You may also be providing training and support to system users.

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Popular Database Administrator Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Database Administrator.

ICT50220
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Database Administrators earn?

In Australia, a full time Database Administrator generally earns $1,932 per week ($100, 464 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for Database Administrators?

Opportunities for Database Administrators are expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years as more than 26,000 jobs open up around the country. Database Administrators are employed in all industries and employment sectors, especially ICT, scientific, technical, education and financial services operations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Database Administrator?

Database Administrators need a solid background in ICT or a professional qualification. Get started with the Diploma of Database Design and Development. The diploma takes 12 months to complete.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within database development and administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.