Information Technology (IT) Architect in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Information Technology Architects can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $112K per year on average. A low level of job satisfaction is experienced by most workers in this role. Information Technology Architects in Houston who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 89 percent. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, approximately one in four claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$83,751 - $152,051
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MEDIAN: $111,769
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$83,751 - $152,051  
   
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$0.00 - $31,319  
Profit Sharing
$14,500  
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$86,650 - $165,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲4%

National Average
$117,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▲26%

IT Management
▲22%

System Architecture
▲17%

Virtualization
▲15%

Cloud Computing
▲13%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▲9%

Project Management
▲5%

National Average
$117,000

VMware ESX
▼2%

Cisco Networking
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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