Average Information Technology (IT) Architect Salary

Rs 1,819,812
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Rs 159,015
Rs 80,000
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Architect is Rs 1,819,812.
Rs 934k
Rs 2m
Rs 3m
MEDIAN Rs 1,819,812
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Rs 934k - Rs 3m
Rs 29k - Rs 488k
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Rs 971k - Rs 3m

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Architect are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Cognizant. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is Rs 2,401,572. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sapient Corporation and Wipro Technologies Ltd., earning around Rs 2,070,000 and Rs 2,005,000, respectively. Cognizant pays the lowest at around Rs 1,483,603. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and HCL Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 1,525,000 and Rs 1,750,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Skills in Cloud Computing, System Architecture, Java/J2EE and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Architect

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 750,000 based on 14 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 725,177 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,486,959 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,939,865 based on 300 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 2,638,372.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Architect in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (10.5% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (8.1% less), Pune, Maharashtra (7.9% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (7.6% less).

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