Salaries for Data Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($112K) per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. Making up 79 percent of those who took the survey, male Data Architects with Microsoft SQL Server skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$69,859 - $161,487
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MEDIAN: $112,076
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$27.02 - $90.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,859 - $161,487  
   
Bonus
$206.94 - $18,548  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$68,412 - $174,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$27.02 - $90.30  
   
Overtime
$64.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$206.94 - $18,548  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$68,412 - $174,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Data Architect

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $84K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $91K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $125K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $127K.

Key Stats for Data Architect

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Data Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$119,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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