Enterprise Architecture Director Salary

On average, Enterprise Architecture Directors in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($145K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men account for the majority of Enterprise Architecture Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 85 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Enterprise Architecture Directors. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$119,997 - $178,833
$120K
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MEDIAN: $145,123
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Salary
$119,997 - $178,833  
   
Bonus
$4,848 - $36,524  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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).
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$124,694 - $208,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Enterprise Application Integration, Service Oriented Architecture, Software Architecture, and Enterprise Solutions are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include System Architecture, Enterprise Solutions, and Software Architecture. Those educated in Software Architecture tend to be well versed in Enterprise Solutions.

Pay by Experience Level for Enterprise Architecture Director

Pay by Experience for an Enterprise Architecture Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Enterprise Architecture Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Enterprise Architecture Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Enterprise Architecture Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 39 salaries. An Enterprise Architecture Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 35 salaries.

Enterprise Architecture Director Reviews

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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$155,000

▼4%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Enterprise Architecture Director Salaries

Enterprise Application Integration
▲6%

National Average
$155,000

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
▼1%

Enterprise Solutions
▼3%

Software Architecture
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 2%
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