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This article is part of the Vol. 6 No. 9 November 2007 issue of RAID turns 20: Do you still need it?
Our exclusive 2007 storage salary survey tells you where the highest paying jobs are and what type of storage pros companies are looking to hire. Those who manage and divvy up storage are in demand, and their salaries are rising to reflect that, according to our 2007 annual Storage magazine Salary Survey. At the same time, some participants this year say stress levels and workloads are soaring as they manage more storage with less money and increased scrutiny from upper management. The average salary for the 250 respondents who completed our survey this year jumped to $84,226. This is approximately 4% more than last year, and an 8% increase vs. our 2005 survey of IT staff members who dedicate some or all of their time to storage. As our previous salary surveys documented, time in the storage trenches pays off. Those respondents with more than 10 years of experience dedicated specifically to storage receive an average of $95,811. In contrast, those with more than 10 years of general IT experience have an average salary of $89,764. The good and the bad ... Access >>>
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