Solutions Architect in Seattle Salary

Compensation for Solutions Architects in Seattle is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($122K). Total cash compensation to Solutions Architects in Seattle, Wash. approaches anywhere from $87K on the lower end to $169K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $22K from bonuses and upwards of $19K from profit sharing. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$71,638 - $147,860
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MEDIAN: $122,141
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Salary
$71,638 - $147,860  
   
Bonus
$4,788 - $21,639  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $18,876  
Commission
$19,004  
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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$87,331 - $169,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Solutions Architect

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


Solutions Architects in Seattle, Wash. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $96K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $130K. Solutions Architects in Seattle who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $140K. Seattle Solutions Architects with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $147K.

Key Stats for Solutions Architect

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Solutions Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$132,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Solutions Architect Salaries

.NET
▲17%

Network Architecture / Design
▲15%

ASP.NET
▲11%

Software Architecture
▲10%

IT Consulting
▲7%

C#
▲7%

Virtualization
▲6%


Cloud Computing
▲4%

Technical Sales
▲4%

National Average
$132,000

System Architecture
▼1%

C# Programming Language
▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼8%

Project Management
▼13%

Enterprise Application Integration
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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