Average Experienced Solutions Architect Salary in San Francisco, California

$143,785
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$20,257
Bonus
$39,305
Commission
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Solutions Architect in San Francisco, California is $143,785.
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$96k
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$144k
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$185k
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MEDIAN $143,785
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Salary
$96k - $185k
Bonus
$8k - $48k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $20k
Commission
$34k - $41k
Total Pay
$104k - $223k

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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

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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 Enterprise Solutions, Cloud Computing, System Architecture, Software Architecture and Enterprise Application Integration are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $98,264 based on 6 salaries. An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,866 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $136,965 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $157,432.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.7% less), Houston, Texas (14.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
34.6%
Mid Career
44.4%
Late Career
17.0%