Information Architect Salary

The average salary for an Information Architect is $92,891 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle and Data Modeling.

$60,233 - $130,348
$60K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,823
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50%
90%

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$28.21 - $99.55
$28
$50
$100
MEDIAN: $50.00
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$0$141K
Salary $60,233 - $130,348
Bonus $1,510 - $15,569
Profit Sharing $650 - $17,500
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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$60,001 - $141,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $28.21 - $99.55
Overtime $62.00
Annual Data $0$141K
Bonus $1,510 - $15,569
Profit Sharing $650 - $17,500
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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$60,001 - $141,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Information Architect

Information architects are the professionals in software - and, especially, web application and development - who help refine and improve the user experience (UX in industry terms). The information architect works to create site maps and interface functionality that improve the interface and user interaction. A primary piece of an information architect's job is the categorization of data. Before the architect can best point users to the data they seek, he or she needs to know how or why the user is seeking that information in the first place. The information architect then uses that base categorization model to create the site structure of a website or the interface for an information application.

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Information Architect Tasks

  • Design organization, labelling, and navigation of schemes within an information system.
  • Structure and classify web sites and intranets to help people find and manage information.
  • Design an information space to facilitate task completion and intuitive access to content.

Common Career Paths for Information Architect


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Information Architect Job Listings

Popular Skills for Information Architect

Pay by Experience Level for Information Architect

Pay by Experience for an Information Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Information Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 66 salaries. An Information Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,646

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Key Stats for Information Architect

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Information Architect Salaries

▲27%

▲26%

National Average
$99,000

▼1%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Information Architect Salaries

Oracle
▲24%

▲19%

SQL
▲1%


National Average
$99,000


e-Commerce
▼11%

▼11%

▼15%

JavaScript
▼16%


Microsoft Visio
▼22%

User Experience (UX) Design
▼25%

Content Management
▼28%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 18%