Average Technical Architect Salary in San Francisco, California

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The average salary for a Technical Architect in San Francisco, California is $132,190.
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$89k - $174k
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$90k - $192k

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Job Description for Technical Architect

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.
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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Mid Career