Data Architect Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Data Architect is $105,147 per year.
Data Architect Total Pay (?
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$65,538 - $141,164
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MEDIAN: $105,147
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Data Architect Total Pay (?
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$39.07 - $97.88
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MEDIAN: $71.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$65,538 - $141,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,563  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $15,547  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$67,411 - $157,879  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$39.07 - $97.88  
   
Overtime
$38.01 - $83.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,563  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $15,547  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$67,411 - $157,879  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 559
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Job Description for Data Architect
Data architects are responsible for the design, structure, and maintenance of data, usually organized in a relational database. A data architect ensures the accuracy and accessibility of data relevant to an organization or a project. The management and organization of data is highly technical and requires advanced skills with computers and proficiency with data-oriented computer languages such as SQL and XML.
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Data Architect Tasks
  • Collaborate with the business and other IT organizations to plan a data strategy.
  • Produce all project data architecture deliverables.
  • Create and maintain a corporate repository of all data architecture artifacts.
  • Create data architecture strategies for each subject area of the enterprise data model.
  • Communicate plans, status and issues to higher management levels.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Boston
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Washington
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Dallas
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Philadelphia
up arrow 14%
Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
Minneapolis
up arrow 2%
Seattle
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Houston
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National Average
$110,000
Salt Lake City
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Atlanta
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Portland
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Nashville
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Experience Affects Data Architect Salaries

National Average
$110,000

Skills That Affect Data Architect Salaries

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
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Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
Database Architecture
up arrow 3%
Data Modeling
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SQL
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Oracle
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National Average
$110,000
Teradata
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
23%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 8%
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