How much does a Senior Systems Architect make?

Updated Jun 11, 2021

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$130,984 /yr
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521 salaries

$99K

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$131K

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$174K

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The national average salary for a Senior Systems Architect is $130,984 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Systems Architect salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 521 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Systems Architect employees.

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Pegasystems
4

Pegasystems

Senior Systems Architect

$134,059

 /yr
Range: $95K - $160K
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$95K

$160K

$95,205 - $160,263 Range

Accenture
4

Accenture

Senior Systems Architect

$137,859

 /yr
Range: $108K - $150K

$108K

$150K

$107,804 - $150,364 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Senior Systems Architect

$98,000

 /yr
Range: $89K - $216K

$89K

$216K

$88,850 - $215,991 Range

Solugenix Corporation
4.2

Solugenix Corporation

Senior Systems Architect - Hourly

$51

 /hr
Range: $46 - $53

$46

$53

$46 - $53 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Senior Systems Architect

$146,703

 /yr
Range: $136K - $162K

$136K

$162K

$136,193 - $162,101 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Senior Systems Architect

$139,786

 /yr
Range: $114K - $169K

$114K

$169K

$114,097 - $169,089 Range

iconsoft
4.9

iconsoft

Senior Systems Architect

$108,969

 /yr
Range: $97K - $127K

$97K

$127K

$97,163 - $127,017 Range

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Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Senior Systems Architect

$127,277

 /yr
Range: $120K - $156K

$120K

$156K

$119,680 - $155,630 Range

GalaxE.Solutions
3.3

GalaxE.Solutions

Senior Systems Architect

$122,265

 /yr
Range: $101K - $154K

$101K

$154K

$101,440 - $154,337 Range

Genentech
4.3

Genentech

Senior Systems Architect

$160,681

 /yr
Range: $142K - $200K

$142K

$200K

$141,506 - $199,727 Range

RuleTek
2.9

RuleTek

Senior Systems Architect

$68,728

 /yr
Range: $51K - $118K

$51K

$118K

$51,442 - $118,461 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Senior Systems Architect

$131,384

 /yr
Range: $119K - $142K

$119K

$142K

$118,653 - $141,510 Range

T-Mobile
4

T-Mobile

Senior Systems Architect

$125,645

 /yr
Range: $118K - $128K

$118K

$128K

$118,211 - $127,872 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Senior Systems Architect

$136,004

 /yr
Range: $123K - $190K

$123K

$190K

$123,064 - $190,425 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Senior Systems Architect

$128,470

 /yr
Range: $91K - $192K

$91K

$192K

$91,093 - $192,000 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Senior Systems Architect

$120,568

 /yr
Range: $109K - $168K

$109K

$168K

$108,939 - $168,321 Range

Covansys
3

Covansys

Senior Systems Architect

$101,749

 /yr
Range: $79K - $138K

$79K

$138K

$78,558 - $137,734 Range

ImageWork

ImageWork

Senior Systems Architect

$133,884

 /yr
Range: $134K - $187K

$134K

$187K

$133,884 - $186,825 Range

NVIDIA
4.7

NVIDIA

Senior Systems Architect

$190,184

 /yr
Range: $180K - $271K

$180K

$271K

$180,129 - $271,028 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Senior Systems Architect

$136,736

 /yr
Range: $102K - $193K

$102K

$193K

$102,316 - $193,437 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Senior Systems Architect salaries

The average salary for a Senior Systems Architect is $130,984 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 521 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Systems Architect employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Senior Systems Architect in United States is $174,021 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Systems Architect in United States is $98,591 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$135,000
per year
A Sr Systems Architect in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Senior Systems Architect in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$85
hourly
A Senior Systems Architect in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $85 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Senior Integration Architect in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A Sr. Integration Architect in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$123,000
per year
A Senior Engineer, Systems Architecture in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$192,000
per year
A Senior Systems Architect in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $192,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,000
per year
A Senior Systems Architect in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Additional Pay
$120k cash bonus
$4k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
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