Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salary

Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $97K per year, but may range from $52K to $138K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,257 - $126,440
$58K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,416
10%
50%
90%

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$15.26 - $34.39
$28
MEDIAN: $28.28
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,257 - $126,440  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $15,514  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,299 - $137,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$28.28  
   
Overtime
$13.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,909 - $15,514  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$52,299 - $137,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)

A senior storage analyst is in charge of a server or multiple servers, ensuring they are in working order. The senior storage analyst needs to perform regular backups to ensure that no data is lost; these backups need to be tested regularly to make sure that they are functioning properly. The senior storage analyst also ensures that no data is accessed by unauthorized parties and that adequate security measures are in place. The senior storage analyst needs to carry out maintenance, often at regular intervals, to make sure that the servers are performing at their optimal levels. When operations are not working as they should, the analyst needs to carry out tests to troubleshoot the issues and correct the problems.

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Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Tasks

  • Provide day-to-day maintenance of data storage environments, including backups and recovery protocols.
  • Assist with capacity planning and risk management, and make recommendations for strategic decisions.
  • Design and implement data migration architecture and analysis of the environments.
  • Design, install, and engineer new storage purchases, including racking them.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)

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


Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $70K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $78K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $101K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $120K.

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Key Stats for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$96,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲25%

Cisco Networking
▲1%

National Average
$96,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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