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Average Technical Architect Salary

$113,792
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,757
Bonus
$20,000
Commission
$4,578
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The average salary for a Technical Architect is $113,792.
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$76k
MEDIAN
$114k
90%
$154k
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$76k - $154k
Bonus
$2k - $25k
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$515 - $30k
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$77k - $170k
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What Do Technical Architects Do?

Technical Architect Tasks
  • Translate business needs to develop solutions from design to technological product.
  • Oversee developer teams to ensure that product is delivered on time and to specifications.
  • Determine technical needs such as hardware, software, scalability and security requirements.
  • Coordinate design and integration of overall architecture and parts of proposed systems with clients.

Job Satisfaction for Technical Architect

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The top respondents for the job title Technical Architect are from the companies InfoSys Limited, Accenture and Cisco Systems Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $143,889. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and Cognizant, earning around $132,056 and $113,437, respectively. Hexaware Technologies Inc. pays the lowest at around $76,500. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and TCS America also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $93,500 and $106,065, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Architects?

Skills in Software Architecture, Cloud Computing, Java/J2EE, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Java are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Architects?

An entry-level Technical Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,202 based on 15 salaries. An early career Technical Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,750 based on 91 salaries. A mid-career Technical Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,799 based on 252 salaries. An experienced Technical Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,998 based on 769 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,059.
Employees with Technical Architect in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (17.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.8% less), New York, New York (1.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,334 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
6.8%
Mid Career
18.9%
Experienced
57.6%
Late Career
15.5%