Data Architect Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$105,000
$80,000
$105,000
$139,000
Data architects in the United States make an average salary of $105,627 per year or $50.78 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $80,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $139,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey provide the highest data architect salaries.
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Map of Data Architect Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Data Architects earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Data Architect Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a data architect is roughly $105,627 per year, which boils down to $50.78 per hour. Interestingly enough, data architects have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $131,777 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $86,000. Additionally, data architects make more than the average salary in Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, Baltimore, MD, Edison, NJ, and Houston, TX. On a more broad level, data architect salaries are highest in California, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Vermont, Arkansas, and Utah offer the lowest data architect salaries.

Average Data Architect Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a data architect, working for DoubleVerify or eBay might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Macy's and Netflix report highly competitive salaries for data architects.

Company
Average Salary
$138,439
$138k
$138,032
$138k
$137,324
$137k
$137,137
$137k
$134,118
$134k
$133,247
$133k

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Average Data Architect Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, data architect salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, technology, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for data architects. For example, data architects make a whopping average salary of $108,753 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $107,840 at technology companies and $106,362 at manufacturing companies. But data architects may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $99,309.

Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$108,753
$109k
Technology
Technology
$107,840
$108k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$106,362
$106k
Health Care
Health Care
$103,410
$103k
Professional
Professional
$99,309
$99k

Data Architect Salary History

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Data Architect Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a data architect can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Data Architect Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Cloud Data Architect
Cloud Data Architect
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$120,000
$120,000
07/30/2020
Data Architect-Temporary
Data Architect-Temporary
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$125,220
$125,220
07/29/2020
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Data Architect
Data Architect
Data Architect
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$56,950
$56,950
07/23/2020
Data Architect
Data Architect
07/21/2020
07/21/2020
$73,045
$73,045
07/21/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
Management Decisions, Inc.
Data Architect (Staff Engineer)
Data Architect (Staff Engineer)
Data Architect (Staff Engineer)
07/13/2020
07/13/2020
$160,000
$160,000
07/13/2020
Data Architect
Data Architect
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$131,481
$131,481
07/08/2020
Graph Data Architect
Graph Data Architect
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$125,220
$125,220
07/02/2020
Data Architect-Pediatrics
Data Architect-Pediatrics
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$56,805
$56,805
06/26/2020
Data Architect
Data Architect
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$104,350
$104,350
06/25/2020
Data Architect
Data Architect
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$135,655
$135,655
06/22/2020