Average Information Technology (IT) Architect Salary in Australia

AU$130,387
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AU$14,429
Bonus
AU$5,087
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Architect in Australia is AU$130,387.
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AU$82k
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MEDIAN AU$130,387
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Salary
AU$82k - AU$182k
Bonus
AU$3k - AU$39k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$82k - AU$207k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Information Technology (IT) Architect Tasks
  • Lead the research and development of new software products and applications.
  • Define system, technical and application architectures for major areas of development.
  • Define and enforce appropriate technical standards and procedures.
  • Oversee the development of future component architectures and migration plans.
  • Conceive, design, prototype, and test new methods, algorithms, and models.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Information Technology (IT) Architect. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Information Technology (IT) Architect
Senior Systems Engineer
Solutions Architect
Technical Architect
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Skills in IT Management, Project Management, Cloud Computing and System Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Architect

An early career Information Technology (IT) Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$101,736 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$127,743 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$136,791 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$137,839.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Architect in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (6.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 122 survey responses.
Early Career
14.8%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
49.2%
Late Career
22.1%