TechTarget recently conducted a year-long survey of IT professionals' 2002 salaries. Some interesting trends emerged....
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Here are some highlights to pass along from the survey, which displayed results from several hundred storage professionals as well:
Breakdown by average salary, based on years of experience
$82,706 U.S. (for respondents with 30 years' storage experience)
$78,577 U.S. (for respondents with 20 years' storage experience)
$72,833 U.S. (for respondents with 14 years' storage experience)
Breakdown by amount of storage managed
27% manage from 500MB to 1TB
25% manage from 1-3TB
26% manage under 500MB
21% manage over 10TB
19% manage from 3-10TB
Breakdown of background, experience and training
52% have been trained in SAN or NAS subsystems
33% have experience with Fibre Channel and interconnect technologies
35% have experience in mainframe systems support
20% have experience in high performance, parallel or distributed systems
Less than 1% of respondents indicated they had storage-specific certifications
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