Average Application Architect Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Application Architect is $122,223 in 2023

Base Salary
$95k - $155k
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$251 - $10k
Total Pay
$97k - $169k
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What Do Application Architects Do?

Application Architect Tasks
  • Analyze business needs and customer problems, establish technical requirements, and build end-to-end solutions.
  • Work with clients, vendors, engineering, and support teams to create project alignment and find cost effective solutions.
  • Ensure projects are properly scoped and resourced.
  • Guide the construction, implementation, and maintenance of systems architecture.
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How do Application Architects Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About Application Architects

What is the highest pay for Application Architects?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Application Architect is $155k / year

What is the lowest pay for Application Architects?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Application Architect is $95k / year

How can Application Architects increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Application Architect is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Application Architect that oversees more junior Application Architects, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.