On average, Experienced Network Architects earn six-figure salaries ($118K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Total incomes of Experienced Network Architects incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $25K from bonuses and close to $49K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $80K and $175K. Job satisfaction for Experienced Network Architects is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$77,514 - $157,734
$78K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $117,995
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$48.48 - $103.04
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MEDIAN: $68.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$77,514 - $157,734  
   
Bonus
$2,932 - $24,902  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
Commission
$32,500  
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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$79,665 - $175,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$48.48 - $103.04  
   
Overtime
$80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$2,932 - $24,902  
   
Commission
$32,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$79,665 - $175,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,254

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For Experienced Network Architects, Boston provides a pay rate that is 47 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Network Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+25 percent), San Francisco (+22 percent), Washington (+19 percent), and New York (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 19 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Denver (5 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Network Architect

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
078
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Network Architect Salaries

Network Management / Administration
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National Average
$123,000

IT Security & Infrastructure
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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