Average Late-Career Solutions Architect Salary

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The average salary for a Late-Career Solutions Architect is $132,577.
MEDIAN $132,577
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$97k - $168k
$3k - $35k
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$973 - $25k
$15k - $45k
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$101k - $196k

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Job Description for Solutions Architect

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.
The top respondents for the job title Solutions Architect are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Atos Origin and Eplus Technology, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $162,853. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Corp, earning around $160,000 and $144,416, respectively. Atos Origin pays the lowest at around $94,000. Eplus Technology, Inc. and Ericsson Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $110,000 and $124,084, respectively.

Career Paths

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Solutions Architect
Senior Solutions Architect
Enterprise Architect, IT
Information Technology (IT) Director
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Solutions Architect

Skills in Enterprise Solutions, System Architecture, Cloud Computing and Enterprise Application Integration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Solutions Architect

An entry-level Solutions Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,982 based on 84 salaries. An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,123 based on 964 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,987 based on 1,061 salaries. An experienced Solutions Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,908 based on 2,356 salaries.
Employees with Solutions Architect in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

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