Average Network Architect Salary

$121,293
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,043
Bonus
$25,000
Commission
$5,106
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The average salary for a Network Architect is $121,293.
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$80k
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$121k
90%
$156k
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$80k - $156k
Bonus
$3k - $25k
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$81k - $170k
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What Do Network Architects Do?

Network Architect Tasks
  • Maintain and improve technical infrastructure based on requirements of research and development personnel.
  • Perform network systems design in web centric data center.
  • Evaluate new technologies and analyze and explain cost.
  • Act as primary contact for troubleshooting problems and developing innovative solutions.

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What Are Popular Skills for Network Architects?

Skills in Network Architecture / Design and Cisco Networking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Switching and Routing, IT Security & Infrastructure and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Network Architects?

An entry-level Network Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,437 based on 7 salaries. An early career Network Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,066 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Network Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,776 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Network Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,554 based on 289 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $131,865.
Employees with Network Architect in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina (6.1% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (19.3% less) and Houston, Texas (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 600 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
7.0%
Mid Career
12.7%
Experienced
48.2%
Late Career
31.0%