$86,154
Avg. Salary
$32.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,913

Bonus

$3,931

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Storage Engineer is $32.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Storage Engineer is $86,154 per year.

$15.79
10%
$32.98
50%
$59.55
90%
MEDIAN $32.98
$57k
10%
$86k
50%
$122k
90%
MEDIAN $86,154
$57,236 - $121,616
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MEDIAN: $86,154
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$0$125K
Salary $57,236 - $121,616
Bonus $795 - $11,163
Profit Sharing $9.86 - $19,797
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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$55,772 - $125,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 325
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $15.79 - $59.55
Overtime $33.61 - $62.99
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $795 - $11,163
Profit Sharing $9.86 - $19,797
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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$55,772 - $125,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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.

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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

Popular Skills for Storage Engineer


Survey results show that Storage Engineers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Windows 2003 Server, Storage Area Networking, Storage Systems Engineer, and Disk Arrays / Mass Storage are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include VMware ESX. Most people familiar with Storage Area Networking also know Storage Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Storage Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Storage Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Storage Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Storage Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Storage Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 69 salaries. A Storage Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

11%

National Average: $86,897

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

Surpassing the national average by 52 percent, Storage Engineers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Storage Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+43 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Seattle (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Storage Engineers is geography, with workers in Portland earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average.

Storage Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Storage Engineer?

Storage Engineer in Chattanooga, Tennessee:
"Not a bad place if you get in the right company."
Pros: Wverything is pretty close to my office
Cons: Traffic trying to get to customer sites

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Key Stats for Storage Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

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Experience Affects Storage Engineer Salaries

▲11%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$87,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Storage Engineer Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲7%



National Average
$87,000

Disk Arrays / Mass Storage
▼1%


Disaster Recovery
▼2%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%