Storage Engineer Salary

Male Storage Engineers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $83K per year in the United States. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$55,019 - $110,218
$55K
$83K
$110K
MEDIAN: $82,790
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.09 - $58.70
$13
$38
$59
MEDIAN: $37.50
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,019 - $110,218  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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).
)
$54,110 - $114,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $58.70  
   
Overtime
$41.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.32 - $10,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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).
)
$54,110 - $114,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Storage Engineer

Storage engineers are responsible for facilitating and leading the engineering process for data storage in their organization. They are in charge of creating effective storage strategies with the help of information technology specialists. They are focused on making data storage accessible to people in their company in a controlled and secured manner. They help design the concept, process, and resource allocation management. One of their main duties is creating specific performance and data usage reports and metrics with office applications.

Read More...

Storage Engineer Tasks

  • Design and implement solutions for data storage and maintenance.
  • Upgrade software, apply patches, and ensure physical security of data.
  • Evaluate input and output for systems, as well as overall architecture, to recommend improvements.
  • Design disaster recovery plans and enforce backup and archival procedures.

Storage Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Storage Engineer


Storage Engineers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Windows 2003 Server, Storage Area Networking, Storage Systems Engineer, and VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 11 percent. Those educated in Storage Area Networking tend to be well versed in Storage Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Storage Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $68K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $92K. Storage Engineers bring in $96K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $87K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,136

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Storage Engineers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 55 percent greater than the national average. Storage Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+45 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Storage Engineer's salary, with Portland Storage Engineers earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Phoenix (8 percent lower) and Austin (1 percent lower).

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Storage Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Storage Engineer Salaries

▲14%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$84,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Storage Engineer Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲11%



▲5%


Disk Arrays / Mass Storage
▲3%

Disaster Recovery
▲1%

National Average
$84,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT