What does a Data Warehouse Architect do?

Data warehouse architects are responsible for designing data warehouse solutions and working with conventional data warehouse technologies to devise plans that support a business or organization. They take client needs or employer goals and work to develop a specific architecture or plan that will be maintained and serve the stated purpose. They maintain systems for keeping raw data, metadata, and other data assets.

Data warehouse architects perform tasks within a greater infrastructure that support activities like data mining that supports activities like data mining that can add value. They consider factors including a project’s ROI and financial metrics to determine best practices and deliver solutions the drive profit and keep data versatile. They collaborate with system designers and provide support to end-users. Data warehouse architects need a bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology.

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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Data Warehouse Architect Salaries

Average Base Pay

$125,083 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $125K
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Big Data Architect
Jul 28, 2019

“A good place to work and learn on the latest technologies.”

Data Warehouse Developer
Apr 20, 2021

“Less opportunity for career development if you are tech expertise”

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Nov 22, 2021

“Great team to work with”

Software Engineer (ETL/Data Warehouse Developer)
Oct 21, 2021

“It is a very good organization to work with.”

Data Warehouse Specialist
Oct 18, 2019

“Excellent 5 Months Training for freshers.”

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Data Warehouse Architect
Jul 8, 2020

“Great people to work with.”

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Data Warehouse Developer
Feb 4, 2021

“Good people to work with.”

AWS Big Data Architect
Mar 31, 2020

“Really smart people to work with.”

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