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Network Architect Salary (United States)

A Network Architect earns an average salary of $105,799 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Network Architect Salary (?
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$74,406 - $139,371
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $105,798
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Network Architect Salary (?
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$45.96 - $97.87
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MEDIAN: $62.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$74,406 - $139,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,373  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $15,586  
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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$76,167 - $152,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 364
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$45.96 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$28.00 - $88.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,373  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $15,586  
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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$76,167 - $152,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Network Architect

Network architects are in charge of effectively designing and reviewing network requirements and capabilities for their organization. They are responsible for validating high-level design plans for optimal network implementation. Network architects must be organized individuals that pay strong attention to detail to prevent network issues and incompatibility. They report their progress and escalate issues to the network administrator or supervisor in their department as needed. One of their main tools includes a personal computer to verify network setting and security requirements by using specialized software to test for security flaws and possible intruder doors.
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Network Architect Tasks
  • Maintain and improve technical infrastructure based on requirements of research and development personnel.
  • Perform network systems design in web centric data center.
  • Evaluate new technologies and analyze and explain cost.
  • Act as primary contact for troubleshooting problems and developing innovative solutions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Network Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 26%
San Jose
up arrow 24%
Chicago
up arrow 19%
Seattle
up arrow 19%
Austin
up arrow 13%
Dallas
up arrow 9%
Denver
up arrow 7%
National Average
$112,000
Washington
up arrow 2%
Nashville
up arrow 4%
Atlanta
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Houston
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Network Architect Salaries

National Average
$112,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Network Architect Salaries

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 2%
Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%
IT Security & Infrastructure
0%
National Average
$112,000
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
64%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%