The average salary for an Experienced Solutions Architect in San Jose, California is $147,760.
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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, t…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Solutions Architect
Network Architecture / Design
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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