Experienced Information Technology (IT) Architect Salary

Total annual pay for Experienced Information Technology Architects is approximately $125K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just under one in three on average. Total cash compensation to Experienced Information Technology Architects approaches anywhere from $87K on the lower end to $169K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Experienced Information Technology Architects like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$86,224 - $152,698
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MEDIAN: $118,924
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$26.79 - $123.06
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$0$169K
Salary $86,224 - $152,698
Bonus $1,953 - $25,221
Profit Sharing $824 - $19,574
Commission $36,207
Total Pay (?
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$86,627 - $169,303
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 547
Hourly Data $0$123
Hourly Rate $26.79 - $123.06
Overtime $5.50 - $107.50
Annual Data $0$169K
Bonus $1,953 - $25,221
Commission $36,207
Profit Sharing $824 - $19,574
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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$86,627 - $169,303
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $117K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $63K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $207K.

Although Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp hands out the lowest average salary in town at $111K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $77K or as much as $143K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,201

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Information Technology Architects, New York provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Information Technology Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+20 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Hartford (+11 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Information Technology Architects is geography, with workers in Omaha earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston and Nashville (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Cloud Computing
▲7%

National Average
$125,000


Linux
▼1%

Java
▼2%



SQL
▼3%


Project Management
▼7%

HTML
▼7%

VMware ESX
▼8%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼10%

C++
▼10%


Network Management / Administration
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%
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