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Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Architect Salary

An Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Architect earns an average salary of $74,452 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Virtualization, Cisco Networking, and IT Security & Infrastructure.

$44,869 - $112,861
(Median)
$45K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,451
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$11.49 - $85.00
(Median)
$11
$29
$85
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,869 - $112,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,108  
Profit Sharing
$705 - $5,562  
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).
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$42,383 - $119,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.49 - $85.00  
   
Overtime
$10.78 - $124.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,108  
   
Profit Sharing
$705 - $5,562  
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).
)
$42,383 - $119,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Virtualization
up arrow 21%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 15%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 12%

IT Management
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 7%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

SQL
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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