On average, Mid-Career Technical Architects earn six-figure salaries ($99K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $48K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Technical Architects can bottom out near $70K or peak near $152K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Technical Architects. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,644 - $139,154
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MEDIAN: $99,293
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$20.61 - $96.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,644 - $139,154  
   
Bonus
$1,842 - $20,107  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,479  
Commission
$20,635  
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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$70,342 - $151,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $96.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$12.50  
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,842 - $20,107  
   
Commission
$20,635  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,479  
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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$70,342 - $151,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Technical Architect

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
5-9 years
57%
10-19 years
43%
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Skills That Affect Technical Architect Salaries

Cloud Computing
up arrow 29%

Software Architecture
up arrow 17%

JavaScript
up arrow 16%

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
up arrow 14%

Java
up arrow 9%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 3%

National Average
$102,000

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 11%

.NET
up arrow 12%

Data Warehouse
up arrow 14%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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