The average salary for a Technical Architect is C$96,188.
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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 technic…Read more
Technical Architect Tasks
- 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.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Technical Architect
Skills in Software Architecture, Cloud Computing and Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and Java/J2EE.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Architect
An early career Technical Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$76,923 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Technical Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$93,478 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Technical Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$100,604 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$105,811.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Architect in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (13.6% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (10.2% less), Ottawa, Ontario (7.6% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (6.8% less).
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