Enterprise Architecture Director Salary

Average pay for an Enterprise Architecture Director in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $143K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $40K and $25K, respectively — total cash payment to Enterprise Architecture Directors can bottom out near $119K or peak near $210K depending on individual performance. The vast majority of Enterprise Architecture Directors (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$111,874 - $177,121

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$111,874 - $177,121  
$8,770 - $40,107  
Profit Sharing
$3,878 - $25,000  
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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).
$119,448 - $209,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Job Description for Enterprise Architecture Director

Enterprise architecture directors are in charge of leading all enterprise architecture design and development efforts on behalf of their organization. They are responsible for creating initiatives that will become the foundation of their company's support system and also participate in architecture meetings to brainstorm features and necessities in their workplace.


Enterprise Architecture Director Tasks

  • Forecast plans and strategy for data and technology transitions, future goals, and needed skills.
  • Oversee documentation of roadmaps, models, communication protocols, and market trends.
  • Lead and set standards for governance and technical infrastructure.
  • Advocate for data quality and provide end user training and root cause analysis.

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Popular Skills for Enterprise Architecture Director

Enterprise Architecture Directors usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Enterprise Solutions, Enterprise Application Integration, System Architecture, and Software Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Software Architecture also know Enterprise Solutions.

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What is it like working as an Enterprise Architecture Director?

Enterprise Architecture Director in Albany:
"Guide The Company's IT Efforts To The Big Picture."
Pros: Focus on where we need to be for the long term -- guiding day to day execution with long term in mind.
Cons: Sometimes in order to see the change we make you need to stand far back -- we have success over the long haul.

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Experience Affects Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

Enterprise Solutions
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Enterprise Application Integration
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System Architecture
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Software Architecture
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


11 %
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 84% employee benefits None: 3%