Systems Architect Salary

The average salary for a Systems Architect is $106,430 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$72,174 - $151,244
(Median)
$72K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $106,430
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$25.27 - $115.98
(Median)
$25
$66
$120
MEDIAN: $65.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,174 - $151,244  
   
Bonus
$40.55 - $24,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $15,670  
Total Pay (?
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$73,208 - $163,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 726
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.27 - $115.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $81.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$40.55 - $24,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $15,670  
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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$73,208 - $163,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Systems Architect

The systems architect is typically responsible for the overall design of their organization's technology system, platform, or program. Their main objective is to provide architectural leadership to the company's technology group and ensure best practices are created and followed. Systems architects manage teams of designers and engineers and establish standard operating procedures to help control the risks associated with the projects. They are responsible for all aspects of designing, scheduling, planning, and pricing projects, as well as delegating tasks to subordinates. Additionally, these architects also monitor key project metrics and perform quality control initiatives and reviews.

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Systems Architect Tasks

  • Design, define, and develop custom modules, features, and package integration from proposal to product.
  • Document features, modules, requirements, and the risks of each project.
  • Design system architecture and interface control using requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Architect

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $113,359

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Experience Affects Systems Architect Salaries



National Average
$113,000



Skills That Affect Systems Architect Salaries

System Integration
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Java
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Systems Engineering
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System Architecture
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Linux
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Systems Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$113,000

Cloud Computing
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Virtualization
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Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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Cisco Networking
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SQL
up arrow 13%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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