The average salary for an Application Architect is $112,280.
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Job Description for Application Architect
Application architects provide expertise, direction, and assistance in application architectural consulting to technical analysts, application engineers, senior database analysts, and other systems architects. A bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, or a related field and at least eight years of relevant experience are generally required for this position. These architects are tasked with building quality applications by creating well-designed architectures, writing cl…Read more
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C# Programming Language
Skills in Software Architecture, Java/J2EE and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET and C# Programming Language.
Pay by Experience Level for Application Architect
An early career Application Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,088 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Application Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,788 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Application Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,345 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,072.
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Employees with Application Architect in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (29.3% less), Dallas, Texas (9.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (2.1% less).
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