Storage Engineer Salary (United States)

A Storage Engineer earns an average salary of $82,219 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Windows 2003 Server and Storage Systems Engineer. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Storage Engineer Total Pay (?
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$57,093 - $114,390
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,218
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Storage Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.89 - $61.86
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,093 - $114,390  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $10,281  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,250  
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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$55,688 - $119,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $61.86  
   
Overtime
$24.49 - $63.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $10,281  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $8,250  
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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$55,688 - $119,884  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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Job Description for Storage Engineer

The storage engineer's job may involve designing two different types of storage. A storage engineer may design physical storage space. This is very important, as a business cannot be cluttered or over-packed with too many items, as otherwise it will become disorganized. The job title also refers to designing storage space on a company's computer systems. This worker organizes the information and keeps the computers running quickly.
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Storage Engineer Tasks
  • Evaluate input and output for systems, as well as overall architecture, to recommend improvements.
  • Design disaster recovery plans and enforce backup and archival procedures.
  • Design and implement solutions for data storage and maintenance.
  • Upgrade software, apply patches, and ensure physical security of data.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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New York
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Washington
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Houston
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National Average
$84,000
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Experience Affects Storage Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$84,000

Skills That Affect Storage Engineer Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
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Storage Management
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National Average
$84,000
Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 9%
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