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9 Reasons to Work at Extra Space Storage

There’s a famous interview question that we have surely all been asked in a job interview or two: Why do you want to work here? When you come into an interview with Extra Space Storage, there are numerous reasons to want to work with our team.

These are nine reasons that barely scratch the surface of why Extra Space Storage is the best place to work. We’ll tell you even more when you come interview with us! Check out all of our corporate job openings. You can even receive an email alert when the perfect job for you opens!

Grow with Us

We are the second largest self storage business in the U.S. with over 40 years of experience in the industry. With over 1,700 properties in 40 states, 800,000 customers, and countless career paths, you’ll find a position, not just for your present, but for your future. As Duvan Ochoa Polo, a District Team Lead, says: “We truly believe in the term ‘the sky is the limit.’”

Recognition & Respect

A common fear about joining a large company is that you’ll be lost in the employee numbers. Not at Extra Space Storage! With us, you’ll always be more than a number. You’ll be working in an environment focused on collaboration with charismatic and attentive leaders, all working to help you succeed.

Interior of Extra Space Storage corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT

Tech Respect

We pride ourselves on staying on the forefront of technological advancement. If you have a background in software development, technology, computer science, and other applicable areas, Extra Space Storage offers impressive incentives to reward these skillsets. On our team, you’ll be encouraged to implement the latest technologies to help our customers and employees.

Striving for More

If you’re a self-starter ready to work with trust, autonomy, and professionalism, you will fit right in at our headquarters. We value passion and excellence on our team, meaning when you bring new ideas to the table, you will be listened to. Respect is found on every level of our team.

More than Talk

When we discuss our core values, we do far more than just introduce them to our team during a welcome orientation—we live them each and every day. Constantly seeking to improve is a challenge that we welcome. Our values are our north star, sought and followed in all we do.

Leading by Example

Not only does our leadership team always give employees their full attention and respect, they provide great inspiration and prestige in the business world as well. In 2019, our CEO Joe Margolis was named among the Glassdoor Top CEOs. Having him to lead us from 12 properties to over 1,500 inspires us every day.

External view of meeting space in Extra Space Storage corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT


Our team strongly believes in giving back to the communities we serve. There are many corporate initiatives and opportunities for employees of all levels looking to serve with us. We’ve partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation and United Way of Salt Lake, to name a few!

An Environment of Inclusion

Fostering diversity and inclusion has always been paramount to our team. By recognizing those with different life experiences and perspectives, our company can continue to grow and improve. Through new efforts, such as joining the Women’s Leadership Institute’s ElevateHer Challenge, our team actively leads the pack when it comes to inclusion.

EXTRAordinary Life

The need for a balance between work and life is key to a strong team. The recognition that work is, of course, important for supporting a life outside of our jobs helps promote the great work-life balance Extra Space Storage offers. When our employees are bringing their best selves to work, we are providing our best to our customers. Our employees receive competitive wages, great benefits, and a sense of pride in their work above all.

Interested in a career with Extra Space Storage? Learn more about our employment opportunities.