The average salary for a Technical Architect in San Francisco, California is $132,190.
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Job Description for Technical Architect
A technical architect acts as a liaison between the upper management of a company and the designers and developers who work on the company’s information technology (IT) needs. The technical architect must anticipate and identify these IT needs and design a solution, and they must make sure the solution works as efficiently as possible for all parties involved. It also is possible for technical architects to specialize in a specific part of an IT framework, such as security. However, most technic…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Technical Architect
Skills in Java, Java/J2EE and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Salesforce and Software Architecture.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Architect
A mid-career Technical Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $130,649 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Technical Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $133,327 based on 29 salaries.
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Employees with Technical Architect in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 5.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (15.6% less) and Austin, Texas (15.5% less).
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