Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an IT Architect make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$181,584 / yrTotal Pay
$109,633 / yrBase Pay
$71,951 / yrAdditional Pay

$181,584

 / yr
$110K$307K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a IT Architect is $181,584 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $109,633 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $71,951 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For It Architect

Some related job titles are IT Analyst Salaries with median pay of $83,694, IT Director Salaries with median pay of $174,887, IT Manager Salaries with median pay of $110,158, IT Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $102,409.

Top Paying Companies

For an It Architect in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an It Architect in United States. Employers include Coolsoft, Cisco Systems and Synopsys.

1
Coolsoft
Coolsoft
$278,575/yr
8
Avaya
$240,581/yr
10
UBS
$228,037/yr
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$199,855

 / yr

$249,920

 / yr

$275,098

 / yr

$274,672

 / yr

$235,941

 / yr

$178,459

 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For an It Architect in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an It Architect in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $249,920, Information Technology with a median total pay of $247,826, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $232,171, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $230,016, and Agriculture with a median total pay of $220,205.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$249,920

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$247,826

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$232,171

    7% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$230,016

    6% Higher than other industries

  • AgricultureAgriculture$220,205

    2% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for It Architect is Agilent Technologies.

Agilent TechnologiesAgilent Technologies$249,920/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

A It architect salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A It architect in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $97,550 to $183,650 per year, based on 1,315 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced It architect in US can make a salary range of $97,513 to $190,278 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 2,473 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a It architect gets the highest compensation are Eversource Energy, VMware, Inc. and Trane Technologies. Bigger companies typically pay 4.14% less than smaller companies for a It architect.

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IT Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$129,500

/yr

$120K | $10K

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Salesforce Technical Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$160,000

/yr

$150K | $10K

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
ServiceNow Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$90

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

10-14 years
3 days ago
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$190,000

/yr

$120K | $70K

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$89,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

15+ years
4 days ago
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$300,000

/yr

$200K | $100K

Submitted5 days ago

15+ years
5 days ago
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$88

/hr

Submitted5 days ago

10-14 years
5 days ago
IT Architect

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$149,000

/yr

$134K | $15K

Submitted6 days ago

10-14 years
6 days ago

IT Architect pay FAQ

The national average salary for an IT Architect is $109,633 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an IT Architect salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an IT Architect employees.

The highest salary for an IT Architect in United States is $174,873 per year.

The lowest salary for an IT Architect in United States is $68,732 per year.

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