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Solutions Architect Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$113,000
$86,000
$113,000
$149,000
Solutions architects in the United States make an average salary of $113,765 per year or $54.69 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $86,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $149,000. As most things go, location can be critical. West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New Hampshire provide the highest solutions architect salaries.
Best Paying Cities
McLean, VA
$129,758
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Map of Solutions Architect Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Solutions Architect Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a solutions architect is roughly $113,765 per year, which boils down to $54.69 per hour. Interestingly enough, solutions architects have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $135,243 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $97,000. Additionally, solutions architects make more than the average salary in McLean, VA, San Francisco, CA, Jersey City, NJ, Denver, CO, and New York, NY. On a more broad level, solutions architect salaries are highest in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Colorado, and Connecticut. On the contrary, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Alaska offer the lowest solutions architect salaries.

City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$135,243
$135k
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$129,758
$130k
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$127,716
$128k
Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ
$127,673
$128k
Denver, CO
Denver, CO
$123,278
$123k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$118,314
$118k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$114,065
$114k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$112,091
$112k
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
$112,071
$112k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$110,353
$110k

High Paying Solutions Architect Jobs

Average Solutions Architect Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a solutions architect, being employed by a company such as Axon Solutions or The Shams Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Sungard Availability Services and ATRION NETWORKING also report highly competitive salaries for solutions architects.

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    Average Solutions Architect Pay By Industry

    Solutions architect salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with retail, finance, and health care companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a solutions architect can make a yearly salary of $122,647 while working for retail companies. All the while, other solutions architects are making $122,233 at finance companies and $119,977 at health care companies. One industry solutions architects may want to avoid is the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $103,108.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Retail
    Retail
    $122,647
    $123k
    Finance
    Finance
    $122,233
    $122k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $119,977
    $120k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $118,855
    $119k
    Automotive
    Automotive
    $112,512
    $113k
    Technology
    Technology
    $110,637
    $111k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $103,108
    $103k

    Solutions Architect Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a solutions 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.

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