$123,324
Avg. Salary
$81.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$13,262

Bonus

$5,082

Profit Sharing

$29,583

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Solutions Architect is $81.74 per hour.

The average pay for a Solutions Architect is $123,324 per year.

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$50.48
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$81.74
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$128.36
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MEDIAN $81.74
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$89k
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$159k
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MEDIAN $123,324
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MEDIAN: $123,324
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$0$183K
Salary $88,782 - $159,021
Bonus $3,752 - $30,476
Profit Sharing $1,914 - $23,829
Commission $5,182 - $44,830
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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$92,712 - $183,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,690
Hourly Data $0$128
Hourly Rate $50.48 - $128
Overtime $39.63 - $123
Annual Data $0$183K
Bonus $3,752 - $30,476
Commission $5,182 - $44,830
Profit Sharing $1,914 - $23,829
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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$92,712 - $183,771
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 158

Job Description for Solutions Architect

Solutions architects are in charge of creating, designing, and implementing arrangements within a business. They help to build new systems needed by the company and must be able to identify the business' current problems and future technological goals. They are also in charge of communicating with other departments to implement new plans and goals. Solutions architects can work in the fields of business development, business planning, mentoring, management, or quality assurance. In some cases, they are also recruited to teach and guide.

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Solutions Architect Tasks
  • Act as the lead for the translation of business objectives and requirements into functional solutions.
  • Prepare and document testing requirements as well as all test data.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and identify areas for process improvements.
  • Prioritize goals and objectives, and monitor the work of others.
  • Design and develop technical solutions based on existing technologies.

Popular Employer Salaries for Solutions Architect


Experienced Solutions Architects fill the offices of leading firms Slalom Consulting, Liquidhub, Inc., Ericsson Inc., EMC Corporation, and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. For Experienced Solutions Architects, comfortable salaries can be found at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.; in fact, average earnings are around $171K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($76K versus $227K) is great. Other big spenders include Amazon.com Inc, AT&T Inc., and Teradata Corp, top-paying firms where Experienced Solutions Architects see paychecks nearing $160K, $153K, or $142K.

Workers at Ericsson Inc., EMC Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard Company also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $117K, $121K, and $126K respectively.

Solutions Architect Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $132,933

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

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Solutions Architects, 27 percent above the national average. Experienced Solutions Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+13 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), Washington (+11 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Phoenix, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Workers in Denver and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Solutions Architect

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 387 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%

Skills That Affect Solutions Architect Salaries



▼0%

National Average
$133,000





IT Consulting
▼2%


SQL
▼4%

▼4%

▼5%


C#
▼7%

ASP.NET
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 387 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%