Enterprise Architecture Directors in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $141K per year on average. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. The majority of Enterprise Architecture Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Enterprise Architecture Directors survey respondents than women, making up 88 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $140,798
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$117,496 - $181,501  
   
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$5,051 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$13,650  
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$122,172 - $212,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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.

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Enterprise Architecture Director Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Enterprise Architecture Director


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

Pay by Experience Level for Enterprise Architecture Director

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


For Enterprise Architecture Directors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $140K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Enterprise Architecture Directors make a median salary of $150K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Enterprise Architecture Director generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $168K.

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Enterprise Architecture Director

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
048
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
49%
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Experience Affects Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries



National Average
$150,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

Enterprise Application Integration
up arrow 10%

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
up arrow 2%

Software Architecture
0%

Enterprise Solutions
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National Average
$150,000

System Architecture
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 97%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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