Technical Architect Salary

The average salary for a Technical Architect is $100,595 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Cloud Computing, Linux, and Data Modeling. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$67,870 - $140,030

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$30.91 - $116.69

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$67,870 - $140,030  
   
Bonus
$4.86 - $21,027  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $24,747  
Commission
$12,774 - $21,157  
Total Pay (?
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$70,228 - $158,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 959
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Hourly Rate
$30.91 - $116.69  
   
Overtime
$30.64 - $150.50  
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$4.86 - $21,027  
   
Commission
$12,774 - $21,157  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $24,747  
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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$70,228 - $158,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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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Experience Affects Technical Architect Salaries



National Average
$106,000



Skills That Affect Technical Architect Salaries


Cloud Computing
up arrow 17%

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C#
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

National Average
$106,000

Data Warehouse
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 3%

.NET
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%
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