Average Solutions Architect Salary in South Africa

R694,892
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R61,331
Bonus
R116,923
Commission
R49,943
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The average salary for a Solutions Architect in South Africa is R694,892.
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R311k
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R695k
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R1m
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Salary
R311k - R1m
Bonus
R20k - R173k
Profit Sharing
R10k - R264k
Commission
R81k - R189k
Total Pay
R331k - R1m

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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

The top respondents for the job title Solutions Architect are from the companies Dimension Data, EOH and Vodacom Pty Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at EOH where the average pay is R1,000,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Absa and Business Connexion, earning around R926,000 and R705,000, respectively. Vodacom Pty Ltd pays the lowest at around R420,000. Dimension Data and FNB also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R660,000 and R700,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Solutions Architect

Skills in Enterprise Solutions, Software Architecture, System Architecture, IT Consulting and Cloud Computing 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 R523,810 based on 7 salaries. An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R553,265 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R692,088 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Solutions Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R802,795 based on 131 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R761,348.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 372 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
25.8%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
35.2%
Late Career
9.7%