Senior Storage Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Storage Engineer is $101,201 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Storage Engineer Salary (?
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$79,867 - $129,859
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MEDIAN: $101,200
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Senior Storage Engineer Salary (?
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$35.23 - $84.43
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MEDIAN: $53.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$79,867 - $129,859  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,019  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $14,414  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$81,721 - $148,297  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$35.23 - $84.43  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $79.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,019  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $14,414  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$81,721 - $148,297  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Senior Storage Engineer

Senior storage engineers are responsible for overseeing the use, maintenance, and expansion of data storage solutions for their entire company. They lead and coordinate a team of engineers to ensure that the company's data storage solutions are running optimally and that any network problems are fixed as quickly as possible. Senior storage engineers are expected to keep abreast of new developments related to data storage and spearhead implementation of new solutions whenever feasible. They are responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relations with external vendors, and they are expected to negotiate favorable deals for purchases necessary to complete their duties. Senior storage engineers must communicate with other departments in the company to educate them on the proper use of data storage solutions, as well as identify problems faced by that department that could be solved by the implementation of different solutions.
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Senior Storage Engineer Tasks
  • Work with middle-tier developers to integrate back-end database code with business applications.
  • Design, write, test, and debug database stored procedures and complex queries to extract, calculate or manipulate information.
  • Design, implement, and test database schemas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Storage Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
up arrow 14%
Boston
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Seattle
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Chicago
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Denver
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National Average
$105,000
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Experience Affects Senior Storage Engineer Salaries

National Average
$105,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Storage Engineer Salaries

Sun Solaris
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Linux
up arrow 5%
System Architecture
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Storage Area Networking (SAN)
0%
National Average
$105,000
Storage Management
up arrow 1%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%
Storage Systems Engineer
up arrow 3%
System Repair
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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