Average Storage Administrator Salary
$77,000 yearly
$37.10 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$59,000
10 %
$77,000
Median
$100,000
90 %
What Is The Average Storage Administrator Salary?
The average storage administrator salary is $77,159 per year, or $37.1 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $100,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Nebraska provide the highest storage administrator salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$100,000
$8,333
$48
75th Percentile
$88,000
$7,333
$42
Average
$77,159
$6,430
$37
25th Percentile
$67,000
$5,583
$32
10th Percentile
$59,000
$4,917
$28

Average Storage Administrator Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where storage administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Storage Administrator average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$64,528
$31.02
Alaska
$74,714
$35.92
Arizona
$74,785
$35.95
Arkansas
$62,407
$30.00
California
$88,694
$42.64
Colorado
$81,019
$38.95
Connecticut
$93,506
$44.95
Delaware
$66,835
$32.13
District of Columbia
$89,167
$42.87
Florida
$74,081
$35.62
Georgia
$75,974
$36.53
Hawaii
$70,312
$33.80
Idaho
$72,957
$35.08
Illinois
$74,911
$36.01
Indiana
$79,630
$38.28
Iowa
$67,885
$32.64
Kansas
$73,005
$35.10
Kentucky
$57,347
$27.57
Louisiana
$63,080
$30.33
Maine
$78,719
$37.85
Maryland
$93,420
$44.91
Massachusetts
$90,914
$43.71
Michigan
$65,329
$31.41
Minnesota
$73,703
$35.43
Mississippi
$70,750
$34.01
Missouri
$79,395
$38.17
Montana
$63,166
$30.37
Nebraska
$89,204
$42.89
Nevada
$81,248
$39.06
New Hampshire
$82,024
$39.43
New Jersey
$83,054
$39.93
New Mexico
$72,717
$34.96
New York
$86,512
$41.59
North Carolina
$77,471
$37.25
North Dakota
$70,166
$33.73
Ohio
$69,412
$33.37
Oklahoma
$71,489
$34.37
Oregon
$84,053
$40.41
Pennsylvania
$73,338
$35.26
Rhode Island
$99,143
$47.66
South Carolina
$82,662
$39.74
South Dakota
$70,489
$33.89
Tennessee
$70,591
$33.94
Texas
$85,961
$41.33
Utah
$84,030
$40.40
Vermont
$81,705
$39.28
Virginia
$86,508
$41.59
Washington
$81,363
$39.12
West Virginia
$63,051
$30.31
Wisconsin
$68,816
$33.08
Wyoming
$60,039
$28.86

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Highest Paying Cities For Storage Administrator

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Cumberland, RI
$98,865
$47.53
Bowie, MD
$93,387
$44.90
Menlo Park, CA
$93,368
$44.89
Stamford, CT
$93,217
$44.82
Boston, MA
$90,993
$43.75
Washington, DC
$89,265
$42.92

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Average Storage Administrator Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $77,200
    $37.10
    +1.2%
    2020
    $76,300
    $36.67
    +1.7%
    2019
    $74,900
    $36.03
    +2.4%
    2018
    $73,200
    $35.18
    +2.6%
    2017
    $71,300
    $34.27
    +2.4%

    How Much Do Storage Administrators Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, storage administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, technology, and insurance companies tend to offer much higher salaries for storage administrators. For example, storage administrators make a whopping average salary of $99,850 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $97,605 at technology companies and $96,583 at insurance companies. But storage administrators may want to avoid working in the energy industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $75,636.
    RankIndustryAverage Storage Administrator SalaryStorage Administrator Salary Range
    1
    Finance
    $99,850
    $63k
    $116k
    2
    Technology
    $97,605
    $63k
    $116k
    3
    Insurance
    $96,583
    $63k
    $116k
    4
    Health Care
    $90,664
    $63k
    $116k
    5
    Professional
    $81,669
    $63k
    $116k
    6
    Manufacturing
    $79,745
    $63k
    $116k

    High Paying Storage Administrator Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Clinic Administrator

    Avg. salary: $67,786

    A clinic administrator is primarily in charge of overseeing the daily operations in a clinic or similar establishment, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Their responsibilities include setting objectives, managing the budgets and schedules, supervising insurance procedures, spearheading new programs and treatments, and developing strategies to optimize clinic operations. They must also address issues and concerns, resolving them promptly and efficiently. Furthermore, as a clinic administrator, it is essential to lead and encourage the workforce to reach goals, all while implementing the facility's policies and regulations.
    55,082 Clinic Administrator Jobs
    Windows System Administrator

    Avg. salary: $74,241

    A Windows System Administrator maintains the systems and servers of a Windows operating system. They evaluate and modify the system's performance.
    72,431 Windows System Administrator Jobs
    Business Administrator

    Avg. salary: $71,685

    A business administrator is responsible for monitoring the efficiency of daily business functions, ensuring the timely submission of project deliverables, and supervising project management procedures. Business administrators coordinate with existing and potential clients for business offers and updates, negotiating contracts, and identifying business opportunities from the market trends to generate more revenues and increase profitability. They work closely with other department heads to meet clients' demands and public interests, as well as hiring and training new staff to maximize the company's productivity and boost best efforts.
    73,352 Business Administrator Jobs
    Linux Administrator

    Avg. salary: $69,293

    A Linux administrator is responsible for monitoring the efficiency of Linux operating systems to support business operations and high-quality deliverables. Linux administrators handle the resolution of Linux network issues, maintaining its stability and ensuring its safety and security from unauthorized access and malware threats. They also conduct regular maintenance to configure the system navigation and infrastructure, running multiple diagnostic tests to identify defects, and recommending strategic procedures for system enhancement. A Linux administrator must have excellent communication and technical skills, especially in providing technical support on faulty servers.
    46,398 Linux Administrator Jobs
    Facilities Administrator

    Avg. salary: $67,799

    A facilities administrator is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of facilities, as well as the stability and efficiency of equipment and machinery to support business functions and operations. Facilities administrators monitor the adequacy of inventories and call for repairs for maintenance. They also ensure that the structures and conditions of the facilities follow the safety standards and regulations to prevent possible hazards and ensure the safety of the employees. A facilities administrator write incident reports, supervise facility projects, and report any damages to the management.
    52,939 Facilities Administrator Jobs
    Unix Systems Administrator

    Avg. salary: $77,009

    UNIX system administrators install, configure, and maintain the UNIX systems of organizations. The administrators are in charge of the troubleshooting of server errors. They install new system hardware for their respective organizations and respond to the issues raised by the users. It is part of their job to monitor the network's performance. Usually, they are working in an office using UNIX multiuser operating system. They supervise the execution of data conversion projects such as database hardware replacements.
    86,639 Unix Systems Administrator Jobs

    Storage Administrator Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a storage administrator can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $40,500
    $19.46
    Mid Level
    $69,700
    $33.51
    Senior Level
    $127,000
    $61.13

    Which Companies Pay Storage Administrators The Most?

    To earn a high income as a storage administrator, working for RBS Securities or The Bank of New York Mellon might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Goldman Sachs and NetApp report highly competitive wages for storage administrators.
    Company

    Recently Added Storage Administrator Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Unitedhealth Group
    Server & Storage Administrator-Telecommute
    Server & Storage Administrator-Telecommute
    La Crosse, WI
    08/27/2021
    $64,800
    08/27/2021
    Unitedhealth Group
    Principal Storage Engineer-Telecommute
    Principal Storage Engineer-Telecommute
    Eden Prairie, MN
    08/25/2021
    $94,500
    08/25/2021
    Randstad Us
    Storage Engineer
    Storage Engineer
    Waltham, MA
    08/20/2021
    $120,000
    08/20/2021
    Randstad Us
    Storage Administrator
    Storage Administrator
    Dallas, TX
    08/20/2021
    $114,785
    08/20/2021
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    Storage and Virtualization Administrator-Secret Clearance-Peterson AFB
    Storage and Virtualization Administrator-Secret Clearance-Peterson AFB
    Boone, CO
    08/18/2021
    $60,000
    08/18/2021
    Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Storage Administrator
    Storage Administrator
    Englewood, CO
    08/10/2021
    $80,000
    08/10/2021
    Brown and Caldwell
    Pipelines and Storage Engineer
    Pipelines and Storage Engineer
    Atlanta, GA
    08/05/2021
    $73,000
    08/05/2021
    Jobot
    Energy Storage Engineer-Battery and Grid Systems-Pre-Sales-Global Energy Storage Company
    Energy Storage Engineer-Battery and Grid Systems-Pre-Sales-Global Energy Storage Company
    Austin, TX
    08/04/2021
    $80,000
    08/04/2021
    Jobot
    Energy Storage Engineer-Battery and Grid Systems-Pre-Sales-Global Energy Storage Company
    Energy Storage Engineer-Battery and Grid Systems-Pre-Sales-Global Energy Storage Company
    San Jose, CA
    08/04/2021
    $80,000
    08/04/2021
    Brown and Caldwell
    Pipelines and Storage Engineer
    Pipelines and Storage Engineer
    Phoenix, AZ
    08/03/2021
    $73,000
    08/03/2021

    Average Storage Administrator Salary by Demographic

    Storage Administrator Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $82,546
    female-income
    Female Income
    $77,409
    Median Storage Administrator Income by Race
    Asian storage administrators have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american storage administrators have the lowest average salary at $74,253.
    $90,000
    $87,000
    $84,000
    $81,000
    $78,000
    $75,000
    $72,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$81,344
    White$79,377
    Black or African American$74,253
    Asian$86,683
    Hispanic or Latino$78,231
    Average Storage Administrator Salary by Education Level
    Storage administrators with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $91,116 annually. With a Bachelors degree, storage administrators earn a median annual income of $82,546 compared to $78,125 for storage administrators with an Associate degree.
    $93,000
    $90,000
    $87,000
    $84,000
    $81,000
    $78,000
    $75,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$77,107
    Master's Degree$91,116
    Bachelor's Degree$82,546
    Some College/ Associate Degree$78,125