Experienced Information Technology (IT) Architect Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Experienced Information Technology Architects. The median take-home amount in this area is around $125K, and on average, just under one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Total cash compensation to Experienced Information Technology Architects approaches anywhere from $87K on the lower end to $170K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses and upwards of $16K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Experienced Information Technology Architects report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$87,025 - $154,650
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$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $119,407
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$26.97 - $126.27
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MEDIAN: $69.87
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$0$172K
Salary $87,025 - $154,650
Bonus $1,991 - $24,134
Profit Sharing $792 - $21,995
Commission $36,849
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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$86,909 - $172,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 553
Hourly Data $0$126
Hourly Rate $26.97 - $126.27
Overtime $24.96 - $107.50
Annual Data $0$172K
Bonus $1,991 - $24,134
Commission $36,849
Profit Sharing $792 - $21,995
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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$86,909 - $172,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Architect


For Experienced Information Technology Architects, comfortable salaries can be found at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.; in fact, average earnings are around $117K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($63K versus $207K) is great.

The smallest paychecks can be found at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp — the median salary there is $111K; however, employees are subject to a wide range in pay, with salaries varying between $77K and $143K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $125,712

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Information Technology Architects, 26 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Information Technology Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+20 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Boston (+12 percent), and Hartford (+11 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Information Technology Architects is geography, with workers in Omaha earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Nashville (3 percent less).

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Cloud Computing
▲6%

National Average
$126,000

Linux
▼1%


Java
▼2%



SQL
▼3%


Project Management
▼7%

HTML
▼7%

VMware ESX
▼9%

C++
▼10%

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
▼11%


Network Management / Administration
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%
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