Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($103K) per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$58,958 - $130,180
$59K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $102,737
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$15.26 - $54.04
$27
MEDIAN: $27.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,958 - $130,180  
   
Bonus
$3,000 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$48,330 - $140,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.24  
   
Overtime
$13.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,000 - $22,500  
   
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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$48,330 - $140,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 18 salaries. A Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 7 salaries.

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$104,000

Mid-Career
▼26%

Entry-Level
▼33%

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

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲15%

Cisco Networking
▲12%

National Average
$104,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 4%
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