National Average: $125,109
Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Experienced Network Architects, Boston provides a pay rate that is 42 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Network Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+23 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Washington (+16 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Experienced Network Architects in Dallas earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Houston and Denver are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 7 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively.