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Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salary

With just below two-thirds 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 $56K to $133K per year and averages out to $94K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Most Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,377 - $121,983
(Median)
$52K
$94K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,861
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$24.79 - $56.41
(Median)
$25
$44
$56
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$52,377 - $121,983  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,653  
Total Pay (?
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$55,731 - $133,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Hourly Rate
$24.79 - $56.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,653  
   
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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$55,731 - $133,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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 8%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 22%
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