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View the mid-level salary in both your current job and your selected occupation. (Annual salaries apply to people who work full-time year-round.)

Computer Systems Analysts
$73,300 $73,300
Database Architects
$76,700 $76,700

Similar skills & knowledge

These skills are commonly used in both your current job and your selected occupation.

Active Learning
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.

Systems Analysis
Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it.

Teaching people how to do something.

Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

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Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Systems Evaluation
Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

Talking to others.

Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Using math to solve problems.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Writing things for co-workers or customers.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Complex Problem Solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Talking people into changing their minds or their behavior.

Writing computer programs.

English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

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Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

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Medium Target Skill

Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

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Medium Current Skill
High Target Skill

Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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Very High Target Skill

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Bachelor's degree


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