Summary Database Administrator (DBA) in Ontario
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "database administrator (DBA)" was moved from the group Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 2172) to the group Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 21223).
Find key facts and figures about working as a database administrator (DBA). The following information is applicable to all Database analysts and data administrators (NOC 21223).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Database analysts design, develop and administer data management solutions. 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.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in Ontario
advertised in Ontario
- Collect and document user's requirements
- Data Science
- Design and develop database
- Design, construct, modify, implement and test data models and database management systems
- Conduct research and provide advice to other informatics professionals regarding the selection application and implementation of database management tools
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