Sidebar: Big Cities, Big Bucks

The Foote Partners 2006 salary survey found a predictable geographic pattern in storage administrators' salaries: Pay is highest in areas where large enterprises (and their massive storage needs) are concentrated and lowest where big companies are rare. The top five cities and regions are:

  • 1. San Jose
  • 2. San Francisco
  • 3. New York
  • 4. Lower Fairfield County, Conn./Westchester County, N.Y.
  • 5. Los Angeles

The bottom four of the 63 cities named in the research are:

  • 60. San Antonio
  • 61. Nashville
  • 62. Omaha
  • 63. Oklahoma City

Base: More than 50,000 IT workers in the U.S. and Canada

Source: Foote Partners LLC, January 2006

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