Solutions Architects in Seattle, Wash. can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $123K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Solutions Architects in Seattle, total cash compensation can vary between $81K and $169K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $22K and $19K, respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,099 - $148,918
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MEDIAN: $123,068
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Bonus
$4,785 - $21,639  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $18,940  
Commission
$18,680  
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$81,292 - $168,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Solutions Architect

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $96K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $132K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $143K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $147K on average.

Key Stats for Solutions Architect

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Solutions Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$133,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Solutions Architect Salaries

.NET
up arrow 16%

Network Architecture / Design
up arrow 15%

Software Architecture
up arrow 13%

ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

IT Consulting
up arrow 6%

C#
up arrow 6%

Virtualization
up arrow 6%

Cloud Computing
up arrow 3%

Technical Sales
up arrow 2%

Enterprise Solutions
up arrow 1%

National Average
$133,000

System Architecture
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Enterprise Application Integration
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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