Updated August 18, 2021
Average Data Architect Salary
$92,000 yearly
$44.69 hourly

Entry level Salary
$69,000 yearly
10 %
90 %
Are you paid fairly? Get Your Salary Estimate
PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$123,000$10,250$59
75th Percentile$107,000$8,917$51
25th Percentile$80,000$6,667$38
10th Percentile$69,000$5,750$33

Average Data Architect Salary By State

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

  • State View
  • Country View
Average Salary:

Data Architect average salary by State

StateAvg. salaryHourly rateJob Count
District of Columbia$104,677$50.33798
New Hampshire$97,120$46.69354
New Jersey$101,842$48.961,999
New Mexico$73,559$35.36320
New York$94,894$45.623,321
North Carolina$87,621$42.132,162
North Dakota$90,670$43.59238
Rhode Island$80,104$38.51284
South Carolina$69,508$33.42503
South Dakota$73,329$35.25172
West Virginia$103,128$49.58207

How much should you get paid?

Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

Highest Paying Cities For Data Architect

0 selections
CityAvg. salaryHourly rate
San Francisco, CA$125,027$60.11
Baltimore, MD$108,962$52.39
Arlington, VA$107,975$51.91
Wilmington, DE$105,924$50.92
Washington, DC$104,691$50.33
Edison, NJ$101,953$49.02

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

See what's out there.

How much does a Data Architect make?

  • The average Data Architect makes $92,945 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a Data Architect is $44.69.
  • The average entry-level Data Architect salary is $69,000.
  • Highest paying states for Data Architect are California ($115,736), Maryland ($108,747), Virginia ($115,736) and Delaware ($115,736).
  • Highest paying cities for Data Architect are San Francisco, CA ($125,027), Baltimore, MD, Arlington, VA, Wilmington, DE and Washington, DC.
  • Data Architects on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $69,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $123,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $107,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $80,000
  • Industries with the highest Data Architect salaries are Retail, Health Care and Technology.

Average Data Architect Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    YearAvg. salaryHourly rate% Change

    How Much Do Data Architects Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, Data Architect salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Retail, Health Care, and Technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Data Architects. For example, Data Architects make a whopping average salary of $109,715 while working for Retail companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $109,194 at Health Care companies and $99,771 at Technology companies. But Data Architects may want to avoid working in the Professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $94,233.
    RankIndustryAverage Data Architect SalaryData Architect Salary Range
    2Health Care

    High Paying Data Architect Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Data Warehouse Developer

    Avg. salary: $85,585

    Data Warehouse Developers are information technology (IT) professionals assigned to manage company-related information or data. They are responsible for creating the company's data warehouse, where the company's data will be stored. Data warehouse developers are also expected to provide the maintenance needs related to the program.
    160,533 Data Warehouse Developer Jobs
    Data Engineer

    Avg. salary: $99,765

    A data engineer is someone who makes data science possible. This IT job requires the search for data set trends and algorithm development to make raw data more beneficial to the enterprise. Data engineers are responsible for establishing and maintaining an environment that permits other data functions. The necessary skills for the job include in-depth knowledge of multiple programming languages and SQL database design. Among the other skills data engineers should develop include data warehousing and architecture, data mining and modeling, and statistical regression analysis.
    292,360 Data Engineer Jobs
    Data Consultant

    Avg. salary: $83,418

    A data consultant is primarily responsible for devising strategies on finding data and utilizing them according to the needs of a company. Most of the time, they are in charge of gathering data through various means and opportunities, maintaining and designing a database, coordinating with multiple data specialists, inspecting data for any inconsistencies, and performing corrective measures. Furthermore, a data consultant may develop systems and networks for data storage, all while adhering to the policies and standards of the company.
    154,472 Data Consultant Jobs
    Architect And Developer

    Avg. salary: $103,100

    An Architect And Developer is focused on the technical design, architecture, and development of products. They generally work as a part of the development team.
    331,725 Architect And Developer Jobs
    Information Technology Architect

    Avg. salary: $108,020

    An information technology architect is responsible for designing and creating new technology systems and optimizing the performance of existing ones. Information technology architects analyze the business needs and client requirements to identify system features and technology infrastructure according to budget limitations and timetables. They also consider the public demands and technology trends to ensure that the deliverables would reach the audience's interest to boost awareness and attract potential clients, generating more resources for revenues. An information technology architect should have excellent technical and project management skills, especially on implementing technology solutions and running diagnostic tests to measure systems compatibility.
    145,120 Information Technology Architect Jobs
    Business Architect

    Avg. salary: $106,926

    A business architect is responsible for developing strategic techniques and procedures that would support operational efficiency and performance according to business requirements and clients' specifications. Business architects conduct quality control inspections to evaluate processes through system and data analysis, as well as working with the technology team to design system solutions that would maximize productivity and develop time-reduction procedures for deliverables. They also identify business opportunities from their findings and by analyzing market trends and sales graphs that would generate more revenues and potential partnerships.
    147,792 Business Architect Jobs
    Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
    Data Warehouse Developer$85,585$7,132$41.15160,533
    Data Engineer$99,766$8,314$47.96292,360
    Data Consultant$83,418$6,952$40.10154,472
    Architect And Developer$103,101$8,592$49.57331,725
    Information Technology Architect$108,020$9,002$51.93145,120
    Business Architect$106,926$8,911$51.41147,792
    Job Openings

    Find High Paying Jobs Near You

    0 selections
    0 selections

    Data Architect Jobs You Might Like

    Data Architect Salaries By Years Of Experience

    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.
    Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
    Entry Level$43,800$21.06
    Mid Level$84,900$40.84
    Senior Level$148,000$71.34

    Which Companies Pay Data Architects The Most?

    To earn a high income as a Data Architect, working for Bed Bath & Beyond or Nordstrom might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Walmart and Advance Auto Parts report highly competitive wages for Data Architects.

    How much should you get paid?

    Tell us about yourself to get a free, personalized Zippia Salary Report and suggestions on how to increase your pay.

    Recently Added Data Architect Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Randstad UsData ArchitectJersey City, NJ12/29/2021$121,046
    Amazon Web ServicesPrincipal Data Analytics Customer Delivery ArchitectSpringfield, IL12/29/2021$122,300
    NvidiaDistinguished Data Architect-Autonomous VehiclesSanta Clara, CA12/28/2021$248,400
    Randstad UsData Analytics ArchitectLittle Suamico, WI12/23/2021$68,000
    CGI Group, Inc.Data ArchitectDallas, TX12/22/2021$135,000
    CGI Group, Inc.Data Architect Remote-US Based)Sacramento, CA12/22/2021$75,000
    NvidiaDistinguished Data Architect-Autonomous VehiclesSanta Clara, CA12/22/2021$248,400
    Microsoft CorporationData Analytics Strategic Architect (CSA)Charlotte, NC12/22/2021$144,600
    Microsoft CorporationData Analytics Strategic Architect (CSA)Nashville, TN12/21/2021$144,600
    Microsoft CorporationData Analytics Strategic Architect (CSA)Tampa, FL12/21/2021$144,600

    Average Data Architect Salary by Demographic

    Data Architect Gender Pay Gap

    Male Income
    Female Income
    Median Data Architect Income by Race
    Asian Data Architects have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Data Architects have the lowest average salary at $91,843.
    Black or African American
    Hispanic or Latino
    Black or African American$91,843
    Hispanic or Latino$92,671
    Average Data Architect Salary by Education Level
    Data Architects with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $106,373 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Data Architects earn a median annual income of $97,214 compared to $86,739 for Data Architects with an Associate degree.
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    High School Diploma or Less$84,256
    Some College/ Associate Degree$86,739
    Bachelor's Degree$97,214
    Master's Degree$106,373