A Data Architect earns an average salary of $111,476 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Apache Hadoop and Big Data Analytics.

$73,504 - $153,590
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MEDIAN: $111,475
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$28.52 - $109.26
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MEDIAN: $66.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$73,504 - $153,590  
   
Bonus
$2,219 - $22,915  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $12,919  
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$75,363 - $167,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 587
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Hourly Rate
$28.52 - $109.26  
   
Overtime
$24.18 - $69.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,219 - $22,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $12,919  
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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$75,363 - $167,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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 by Experience Level for Data Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,292

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Experience Affects Data Architect Salaries



National Average
$118,000



Skills That Affect Data Architect Salaries

Apache Hadoop
up arrow 14%



Data Mining / Data Warehouse
up arrow 4%

Data Modeling
up arrow 3%

Hadoop
up arrow 3%

Data Warehouse
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Database Architecture
up arrow 1%

Oracle DB 8i/9i/10g/ 11i
up arrow 1%

Business Intelligence
0%

National Average
$118,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Teradata
up arrow 5%

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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