With nearly three in five 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 $54K to $137K per year and averages out to $97K per year. Most Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology)s like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$58,401 - $125,367
(Median)
$58K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,416
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,401 - $125,367  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $15,586  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$53,742 - $137,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.60  
   
Overtime
$26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,909 - $15,586  
   
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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$53,742 - $137,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $70K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $85K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $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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Experience Affects Senior Storage Specialist, (Computer Information Technology) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

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

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
up arrow 24%

Cisco Networking
0%

National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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