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Technical Architect Salary

The average salary for a Technical Architect is $98,830 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Linux, and Data Modeling. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
$66,367 - $137,984
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $98,830
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$25.20 - $102.94
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MEDIAN: $76.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,367 - $137,984  
   
Bonus
$504 - $20,409  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $25,342  
Commission
$11,792 - $20,562  
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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$68,290 - $155,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 997
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.20 - $102.94  
   
Overtime
$28.76 - $148.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$504 - $20,409  
   
Commission
$11,792 - $20,562  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $25,342  
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).
)
$68,290 - $155,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Job Description for Technical Architect

A technical architect acts as a liaison between the upper management of a company and the designers and developers who work on the company’s information technology (IT) needs. The technical architect must anticipate and identify these IT needs and design a solution, and they must make sure the solution works as efficiently as possible for all parties involved. It also is possible for technical architects to specialize in a specific part of an IT framework, such as security. However, most technical architects are responsible for improving end-user experience or ensuring a company’s internal digital framework works smoothly.

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Technical Architect Tasks

  • Determine technical needs such as hardware, software, scalability and security requirements.
  • Coordinate design and integration of overall architecture and parts of proposed systems with clients.
  • Translate business needs to develop solutions from design to technological product.
  • Oversee developer teams to ensure that product is delivered on time and to specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Architect

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

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Experience Affects Technical Architect Salaries



National Average
$104,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Technical Architect Salaries


up arrow 16%

Data Modeling
up arrow 16%


Java
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Java/J2EE
0%

National Average
$104,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 1%

Data Warehouse
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 6%

JavaScript
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%