Enterprise Architecture Director Salary

Average Enterprise Architecture Directors in the United States make around $141K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $40K and $18K, respectively — total cash payment to Enterprise Architecture Directors can bottom out near $119K or peak near $207K depending on individual performance. The majority of Enterprise Architecture Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (89 percent) of Enterprise Architecture Directors who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$112,639 - $174,856
MEDIAN: $141,304

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$112,639 - $174,856  
$9,030 - $40,214  
Profit Sharing
$3,860 - $18,246  
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$119,305 - $207,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Enterprise Application Integration, Enterprise Solutions, Software Architecture, and System 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 Application Integration
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Enterprise Solutions
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Software Architecture

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System Architecture
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Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
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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: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 1%