About them: Database administrators use specialized software to store and organize data. The role may include capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery.
salary: 81,710 USD
classes to take:A bachelor's degree in computer science is a prerequisite for many IT jobs. However, demand is so great for DataBAses that some entry-level data jobs require only a two-year or associate's degree in computer science or information systems.