Average Experienced Solutions Architect Salary in San Jose, California

$147,760
Avg. Salary
$15,361
Bonus
$13,125
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Solutions Architect in San Jose, California is $147,760.
10%
$109k
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$148k
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$175k
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MEDIAN $147,760
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Salary
$109k - $175k
Bonus
$5k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $24k
Total Pay
$121k - $199k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Solutions Architect. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Solutions Architect
Senior Solutions Architect
Enterprise Architect, IT
Information Technology (IT) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Solutions Architect

Skills in Cloud Computing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Architecture / Design, System Architecture, IT Consulting and Enterprise Solutions.

Pay by Experience Level for Solutions Architect

An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,340 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,944 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $151,129.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 44 survey responses.
Early Career
15.9%
Mid Career
38.6%
Late Career
45.5%