Systems Architects with System Integration skills receive generous compensation — earning an average of $106K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total cash compensation for Systems Architects with System Integration skills runs from $75K to $163K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $21K and profit sharing that can reach almost $14K. The majority of Systems Architects with System Integration skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$69,035 - $150,413
MEDIAN: $106,443

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$69,035 - $150,413  
$1,957 - $21,442  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,295  
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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).
$75,043 - $163,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Architect

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

Systems Architects with System Integration skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Whereas the median salary for inexperienced employees is approximately $81K, incomes in the five-to-10 year group are significantly higher, averaging to the comfortable six-figure sum of $107K. Systems Architects with System Integration skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $118K. Systems Architects with System Integration skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $130K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 5%