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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 in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $43K to $134K per year and averages out to $89K annually. Work is enjoyable for Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$48,090 - $122,686
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MEDIAN: $89,029
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$17.45 - $56.41
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$48,090 - $122,686  
   
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$0.00 - $20,180  
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$42,785 - $133,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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$17.45 - $56.41  
   
Overtime
$25.13 - $74.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,180  
   
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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$42,785 - $133,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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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Experience Affects Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 20%