Enterprise Architect, IT Salary

IT Enterprise Architects receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $128K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of IT Enterprise Architects, total cash compensation can vary between $95K and $190K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $31K and $19K, respectively. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$92,171 - $165,059
$92K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $129,177
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$45.01 - $149.33
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$150
MEDIAN: $91.18
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$0$192K
Salary $92,171 - $165,059
Bonus $2,609 - $31,033
Profit Sharing $2,032 - $19,574
Commission $32,000
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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$96,179 - $192,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 847
Hourly Data $0$191
Hourly Rate $45.01 - $149.33
Overtime $0.00 - $191.25
Annual Data $0$192K
Bonus $2,609 - $31,033
Commission $32,000
Profit Sharing $2,032 - $19,574
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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$96,179 - $192,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description for Enterprise Architect, IT

Enterprise architects maintain information technology (IT) networks and services used by their organization. This work is typically mental, although some physical work may be required, such as driving a vehicle to destinations that require IT services. Tasks performed by enterprise architects include maintaining IT services and projects, keeping the business up to date with new technology, providing feedback to the company on IT networks and potential improvements, and working with other staff on a variety of projects. Enterprise architects interact with external customers, developmental teams within the business to work on projects, and senior IT management to help keep all IT assets run properly. A typical work day for enterprise architects consists of working full time during regular business hours.

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Enterprise Architect, IT 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.

Common Career Paths for Enterprise Architect, IT


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Enterprise Architect, IT Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Enterprise Architect, IT


Microsoft Corp leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $158K.

Popular Skills for Enterprise Architect, IT


Survey results imply that IT Enterprise Architects deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Java/J2EE, Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud Computing, and Enterprise Application Integration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Those listing .NET as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. C# Programming Language and Microsoft SQL Server also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Enterprise Application Integration also know Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and System Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Enterprise Architect, IT

Pay by Experience for an Enterprise Architect, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Enterprise Architect, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 90 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Enterprise 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 $124,000 based on 155 salaries. An experienced Enterprise Architect, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 494 salaries. An Enterprise 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 $150,000 based on 274 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $138,836

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

For IT Enterprise Architects, busy Philadelphia offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 28 percent above the national average. IT Enterprise Architects will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+18 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Atlanta (+17 percent), and New York (+14 percent). Richmond is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Tampa (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Enterprise Architect, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Enterprise Architect, IT?

Enterprise Architect, IT in Scott AFB:
"Provide architecture support to the a major command."
Pros: Resolve problems, use the architecture for research, create new architecture artifacts.
Cons: The politics of senior leadership stop progress.

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Key Stats for Enterprise Architect, IT

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Enterprise Architect, IT Salaries

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$139,000

▼11%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Enterprise Architect, IT Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲7%







National Average
$139,000





SQL
▼20%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼24%

.NET
▼27%

C# Programming Language
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%