Average Solutions Architect Salary in San Francisco, California

$133,656
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,442
Bonus
$38,000
Commission
$10,000
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The average salary for a Solutions Architect in San Francisco, California is $133,656.
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$176k
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MEDIAN $133,656
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Salary
$90k - $176k
Bonus
$5k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$974 - $40k
Commission
$31k - $41k
Total Pay
$97k - $208k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Solutions Architect

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Solutions Architect. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Solutions Architect
Enterprise Architect, IT
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 and IT Consulting 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 $95,240 based on 14 salaries. An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,879 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $135,751 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Solutions Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $143,771 based on 106 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 (13.1% less), Houston, Texas (11.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 302 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
19.9%
Mid Career
32.8%
Experienced
35.1%
Late Career
7.6%