Database analysts and data administrators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2172  ·  Browse All Occupations

Database analysts design, develop and administer data management solutions using database management software. Data administrators develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Data Administrator
  • Data Analyst - Informatics And Systems
  • Data Custodian
  • Data Dictionary Administrator
  • Data Miner
  • Data Mining Analyst
  • Data Processing Specialist
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Administrator (DBA)
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Architect
  • Database Designer
  • Database Management Supervisor - Computer Systems
  • Database Manager
  • EDP (electronic Data Processing) Analyst
  • EDP (electronic Data Processing) Specialist
  • EDP (electronic Data Processing) Systems Analyst
  • Electronic Data Processing (EDP) Specialist
  • Electronic Data Processing (EDP) Systems Analyst
  • Information Resource Analyst
  • Technical Architect - Database
  • Data Administrator
  • Data Custodian
  • Data Dictionary Administrator
  • Data Warehouse Analyst
  • Database Administrator (DBA)
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Architect
  • Technical Architect - Database
  • Data Analyst
  • Marketing Data Analyst
  • ERP Administrator

Requried Skills for Database analysts and data administrators

  • Analytics
  • Application Security
  • Application Servers
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Attention to Detail
  • Big Data
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Software
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Continuous Learning
  • Cooperation
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Integration
  • Data Integrity
  • Data Management
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Administration
  • Decision-Making
  • Disaster Recovery
  • E-Business
  • Economics
  • Firmware
  • Fluent English
  • Google Drive
  • Information Processing
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Licensing
  • Linear Regression
  • Linux
  • Logistic Regression
  • Machine Learning
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Network Security
  • Network Switches
  • Network Topologies
  • Numerical Controls
  • Operating Systems
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operations
  • Operations Research
  • Oracle Applications
  • Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Organization
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Physics
  • Planning
  • Problem Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Product Data Management
  • Profibus
  • Project Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Relational Databases
  • Reliability
  • Reporting Tools
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Scripting
  • Security Policies
  • Server Administration
  • Shell Script
  • Smoothing
  • Soft Power
  • Spreadsheets
  • STATISTICA
  • Statistical Packages
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability
  • Technical Support
  • Telecommunications
  • Time Management
  • Tooling
  • User Accounts
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Visualization
  • Warehousing
  • Web Development
  • Work Independently
  • Written Communication

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for database analysts and data administrators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $64,459
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for database analysts and data administrators.

Gender Median Income
Male $61,559
Female $57,019
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Extracted Salary Information (15 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for database analysts and data administrators.

$37,050.00
Lowest Observed
$110,000.00
Highest Observed
$66,904.00
25th Percentile
$76,669.47
Average
$72,000.00
Median
$94,000.00
75th Percentile

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for database analysts and data administrators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 40
35 to 44 years 45
45 to 54 years 30
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 130
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for database analysts and data administrators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 30
Part Time 105
Total 135
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for database analysts and data administrators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 95
Female 35
Total 125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for database analysts and data administrators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 130
Self Employed 0
Total 130
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for database analysts and data administrators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 125
Unemployed 0
Total 130
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

Back to top

Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for database analysts and data administrators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 30
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 80
Total 125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Back to top

Required Skills for Database analysts and data administrators

  • Analytics
  • Application Security
  • Application Servers
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Attention to Detail
  • Big Data
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Software
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Continuous Learning
  • Cooperation
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Integration
  • Data Integrity
  • Data Management
  • Data Science
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Administration
  • Decision-Making
  • Disaster Recovery
  • E-Business
  • Economics
  • Firmware
  • Fluent English
  • Google Drive
  • Information Processing
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Licensing
  • Linear Regression
  • Linux
  • Logistic Regression
  • Machine Learning
  • Management
  • Management Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Network Security
  • Network Switches
  • Network Topologies
  • Numerical Controls
  • Operating Systems
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operations
  • Operations Research
  • Oracle Applications
  • Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Organization
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Physics
  • Planning
  • Problem Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Procurement
  • Product Data Management
  • Profibus
  • Project Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Relational Databases
  • Reliability
  • Reporting Tools
  • Research
  • Risk Management
  • Scripting
  • Security Policies
  • Server Administration
  • Shell Script
  • Smoothing
  • Soft Power
  • Spreadsheets
  • STATISTICA
  • Statistical Packages
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability
  • Technical Support
  • Telecommunications
  • Time Management
  • Tooling
  • User Accounts
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Visualization
  • Warehousing
  • Web Development
  • Work Independently
  • Written Communication

Back to top

Help Us Serve You Better

We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.

Your Age: