Enterprise Architecture Director Salary

Enterprise Architecture Directors in the United States can expect wages of $141K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Enterprise Architecture Directors bottoms out near $119K and approaches $207K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $40K from bonuses and almost $18K from profit sharing. Most Enterprise Architecture Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all claim medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 89 percent of Enterprise Architecture Directors are male. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$112,639 - $174,856
MEDIAN: $141,304

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$112,639 - $174,856  
$9,030 - $40,214  
Profit Sharing
$3,860 - $18,246  
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).
$119,305 - $207,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Enterprise Architecture Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Enterprise Architecture Director

Survey takers who work as Enterprise Architecture Directors usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Enterprise Application Integration, Enterprise Solutions, Software Architecture, and System Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Software Architecture also know Enterprise Solutions.

Enterprise Architecture Director Reviews

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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

Enterprise Application Integration
up arrow 6%

Enterprise Solutions
up arrow 5%

Software Architecture

National Average

System Architecture
up arrow 1%

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
up arrow 1%

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%