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Solutions Architect Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Solutions Architect is $108,480 per year. A skill in Cloud Computing is associated with high pay for this job.
Solutions Architect Salary (?
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$75,184 - $142,510
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MEDIAN: $108,480
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Solutions Architect Salary (?
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$46.27 - $118.38
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MEDIAN: $73.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$75,184 - $142,510  
   
Bonus
$1,943 - $25,138  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $17,347  
Commission
$5,000 - $47,459  
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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$78,367 - $162,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,080
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$46.27 - $118.38  
   
Overtime
$28.60 - $116.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,943 - $25,138  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $47,459  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $17,347  
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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$78,367 - $162,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Job Description for Solutions Architect

Solutions architects are in charge of creating, designing, and implementing arrangements within a business. They help to build new systems needed by the company and must be able to identify the business' current problems and future technological goals. They are also in charge of communicating with other departments to implement new plans and goals. Solutions architects can work in the fields of business development, business planning, mentoring, management, or quality assurance. In some cases, they are also recruited to teach and guide.
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Solutions Architect Tasks
  • Prioritize goals and objectives, and monitor the work of others.
  • Design and develop technical solutions based on existing technologies.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and identify areas for process improvements.
  • Act as the lead for the translation of business objectives and requirements into functional solutions.
  • Prepare and document testing requirements as well as all test data.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Solutions Architect Reviews

What is it like working as a Solutions Architect at Amazon.com Inc?
Solutions Architect in New York:
"Cutting Edge."
Pros: The smartest people solving problems with the best technology.
Cons: Fast growth leads to ambiguous knowledge of company and internal politics.

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Experience Affects Solutions Architect Salaries

National Average
$118,000

Skills That Affect Solutions Architect Salaries

IT Consulting
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$118,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 695 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%