$150,596
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$19,640

Profit Sharing

$9,500

Commission

$38,660

The average pay for a Chief Architect, IT is $150,596 per year.

$101,346 - $196,403
$100K
$150K
$200K
MEDIAN: $150,596
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90%

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$26.15 - $145
$26
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$150
MEDIAN: $73.70
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$0$219K
Salary $101,346 - $196,403
Bonus $2,993 - $45,627
Profit Sharing $1,192 - $30,067
Commission $38,660
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$103,752 - $219,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 394
Hourly Data $0$145
Hourly Rate $26.15 - $145
Overtime $88.98
Annual Data $0$219K
Bonus $2,993 - $45,627
Commission $38,660
Profit Sharing $1,192 - $30,067
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$103,752 - $219,188
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Chief Architect, IT

Chief information technology (IT) architects are responsible for the IT infrastructure of an organization. They lead the development and delivery of strategic technology solutions that fit the business' needs. Additionally, they are responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating business systems and user needs. Chief IT architects work closely with a variety of product and business owners to help understand and clarify business requirements. Additionally, they collaborate with other teams and architects in their organization. Another responsibility of theirs is helping guide technology investments at many different levels in an organization. Chief architects' work hours may vary, and they usually work indoors in an office setting; however, this may vary by organization.

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Chief Architect, IT Tasks

  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for information technology and systems, including software, hardware, and processes, in support of business needs.
  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.
  • Design new information technology systems.

Common Career Paths for Chief Architect, IT


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Popular Skills for Chief Architect, IT

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Architect, IT

Pay by Experience for a Chief Architect, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Architect, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Architect, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Chief Architect, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $156,000 based on 117 salaries. A Chief Architect, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $164,000 based on 103 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $160,041

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chief Architect, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Architect, IT?

Chief Architect, IT in Spokane:
"Dynamic, good management, somewhat stressful."
Pros: Variety, influence, people I work with.
Cons: Stress, responsibilities.

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Key Stats for Chief Architect, IT

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
53%

Experience Affects Chief Architect, IT Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$160,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Chief Architect, IT Salaries

Enterprise Application Integration
▲8%


C++
▲1%

▼0%


National Average
$160,000

System Architecture
▼1%


UNIX
▼2%



HTML
▼5%


SQL
▼8%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼14%

Enterprise Solutions
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 10%