Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salary

With just under three-fifths of Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s is $87K annually and can range from $54K on the lower end to $137K per year near the higher end. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,142 - $126,349
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$49K
$87K
$130K
MEDIAN: $86,793
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$24.75 - $59.64
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$44
$60
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$49,142 - $126,349  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Total Pay (?
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$54,071 - $137,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Hourly Rate
$24.75 - $59.64  
   
Overtime
$48.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
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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$54,071 - $137,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

  • Design and implement data migration architecture and analysis of the environments.
  • Design, install, and engineer new storage purchases, including racking them.
  • 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.

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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.


For many Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $70K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $86K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $97K in this role. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $120K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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