Enterprise Architect, IT Salary

Average pay for an IT Enterprise Architect in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $128K per year. Total cash earnings of IT Enterprise Architects range from $95K on the low end to $189K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $30K and $19K, respectively. The company is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and experience level are driving factors as well. Most IT Enterprise Architects like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$90,817 - $164,010
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MEDIAN: $127,763
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$45.37 - $147.20
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$0$188K
Salary $90,817 - $164,010
Bonus $2,520 - $30,461
Profit Sharing $1,981 - $19,315
Commission $32,000
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$94,640 - $188,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 810
Hourly Data $0$191
Hourly Rate $45.37 - $147.20
Overtime $0.00 - $191.25
Annual Data $0$188K
Bonus $2,520 - $30,461
Commission $32,000
Profit Sharing $1,981 - $19,315
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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$94,640 - $188,527
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Enterprise Architect, IT

Enterprise architects maintain information technology (IT) networks and services used by their organization. This work is typically mental, although some physical work may be required, such as driving a vehicle to destinations that require IT services. Tasks performed by enterprise architects include maintaining IT services and projects, keeping the business up to date with new technology, providing feedback to the company on IT networks and potential improvements, and working with other staff on a variety of projects. Enterprise architects interact with external customers, developmental teams within the business to work on projects, and senior IT management to help keep all IT assets run properly. A typical work day for enterprise architects consists of working full time during regular business hours.

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Enterprise Architect, IT Tasks

  • Translate business needs to develop solutions from design to technological product.
  • Oversee developer teams to ensure that product is delivered on time and to specifications.
  • Determine technical needs such as hardware, software, scalability and security requirements.
  • Coordinate design and integration of overall architecture and parts of proposed systems with clients.

Enterprise Architect, IT Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Enterprise Architect, IT


Microsoft Corp offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $158K.

Popular Skills for Enterprise Architect, IT


IT Enterprise Architects seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Java/J2EE, Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud Computing, and Enterprise Application Integration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Those listing .NET as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. C# Programming Language and Microsoft SQL Server also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Enterprise Application Integration also know Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and System Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Enterprise Architect, IT

Pay by Experience for an Enterprise Architect, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Enterprise Architect, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Enterprise Architect, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Enterprise Architect, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 494 salaries. An Enterprise Architect, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 274 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $137,398

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, IT Enterprise Architects in Philadelphia enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. IT Enterprise Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+19 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Atlanta (+17 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Richmond. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Tampa (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Enterprise Architect, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Enterprise Architect, IT?

Enterprise Architect, IT in Scott AFB:
"Provide architecture support to the a major command."
Pros: Resolve problems, use the architecture for research, create new architecture artifacts.
Cons: The politics of senior leadership stop progress.

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Key Stats for Enterprise Architect, IT

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Enterprise Architect, IT Salaries

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$137,000

▼10%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Enterprise Architect, IT Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲9%








National Average
$137,000




SQL
▼20%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼23%

.NET
▼26%

C# Programming Language
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 7%
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