A data warehouse is the hardware/software equivalent of a big room full of file cabinets, but, of course, digital databases can hold infinitely larger amounts of information than what can be stored in a room full of filing cabinets. Data warehousing specialists (DWSs) design, develop, and maintain data warehouses.
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Data warehousing specialists earned average salaries of $90,915 in 2019. Earnings ranged from $65,000 to $128,000 or more, according to PayScale.com.
According to a 2019 survey of data warehousing specialists by PayScale.com, 100 percent of DWSs received health insurance, 82 percent received dental insurance, and 82 percent received vision insurance. Other benefits include paid vacation...
Data warehousing specialists work in standard office settings, and enjoy the use of the latest technology and office equipment. Most work a standard 9 to 5, Monday through Friday schedule, although some may need to work at night and on weekends to meet project deadlines or address technical issues with warehouse systems. Approximately 20 percent of database administrators (a related career) wor...
The data analytics and storage industry is expected to experience strong growth in coming years. Revenue from the sales of Big Data and business analytics applications, tools, and services is expected to grow by 13.2 percent between 2018 and 2022, according to market research firm IDC. Revenue will exceed $274.3 billion by 2022.
Demand for data warehouse specialists is stron...