$95,519
Avg. Salary
$61.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,106

Profit Sharing

$1,017

The average pay for an Information Architect is $61.73 per hour.

The average pay for an Information Architect is $95,519 per year.

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$0$143K
Salary $63,571 - $124,203
Bonus $1,546 - $18,596
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$63,866 - $143,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$101
Hourly Rate $29.07 - $101
Overtime $65.00
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $1,546 - $18,596
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$63,866 - $143,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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.

Information Architect Job Listings

Information Architect Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Architect in Boulder:
"Nimble Career Path."
Innovation – look for new ways to create or deliver information. Standardization – look for existing methods or standards. Don’t “reinvent the wheel”, if something similar already exists! Relevance – stay current on industry and technology trends. Try to learn some of the new technologies and how they might be applied. Network – find out who the thought leaders are in your industry, try to meet them at industry conferences and via social media (LinkedIn, etc) Involvement – contribute back to the industry (open source, standards, wikis, etc) Marketing – you have a personal “brand identity”; get the word out about yourself and your skills. Take the initiative – look for and ask about training opportunities, even if they may not directly apply to your current position. Find the key conferences for your industry to attend. If the company won’t send you, be willing to send yourself! Be Proactive – it’s your career, so you need to make the opportunities happen. Follow job lists to see.

Key Stats for Information Architect

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%

Skills That Affect Information Architect Salaries

Data Modeling
▲1%


National Average
$100,000

User Research
▼2%

Usability Testing
▼3%

User Interface Design
▼4%

HTML
▼15%

Web Development
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 18%