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November 2013 Vol. 12 No. 9

Salary survey 2013: Salaries for data storage pros continue to climb

Storage magazine’s data storage salary survey 2013 finds that heavy workloads remain, but respondents report the pay is a little better and the benefits are a plus. New storage technologies and a greater role in designing business architectures were among the many reasons data storage professionals who participated in our eleventh annual Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Salary Survey gave for loving their work. Our Salary Survey 2013 shows that storage pros are being challenged to work with IT teams and technologies beyond storage as new technologies blur traditional IT boundaries. But difficulty explaining technology choices to management and endless to-do lists with limited resources ranked high on the list of reasons some storage pros may be hunting for new jobs next year. The average annual salary for the 171 respondents was $98,028, a 4.1% increase over the prior year, although respondents last year saw a bigger bump (5.3%) versus 2011. Fifty-five percent plan to leverage their careers in storage and work in another IT ...

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