Systems Architect Statistics in the US

The average employee age for systems architects is 43 years. The systems architect workforce reached a whopping 52,002 in 2020!

Among systems architects, we discovered that 10.6% of them are women, while 84.2% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among systems architects is White, which makes up 72.3% of all systems architects. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. The majority of systems architects are located in NY, New York and TX, Austin.

Systems architects are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, systems architects are more likely to find a job in the technology industry. Looking at systems architect statistics, we found was that Maryland, California, Virginia, New Jersey and New Hampshire are where systems architects find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about systems architect demographics? We analyzed 4,130 systems architects resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Systems Architect Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as systems architects. Keep reading to find out what the results for systems architects were.

Systems Architect Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among systems architects is White, which makes up 72.3% of all systems architects. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 72.3%
  • Asian, 11.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.4%
  • Black or African American, 6.3%
  • Unknown, 2.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Systems Architects

The chart below shows that 24.4% of systems architects speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 13.4% and German is the third-most popular at 9.8%.

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  • Spanish, 24.4%
  • French, 13.4%
  • German, 9.8%
  • Italian, 7.3%
  • Chinese, 7.3%
  • Other, 37.8%

Most Common Degree for Systems Architect

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for systems architects. The most common degree for systems architects is bachelor's degree. In fact, 63% of systems architects earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 20% and rounding it off is associate degree with 6%.

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  • Bachelors degree, 63%
  • Masters degree, 20%
  • Associate degree, 6%
  • Doctorate degree, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

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Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of systems architects based on ethnicity and gender.

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Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Systems Architect

By looking over 4,130 systems architects resumes, we figured out that the average systems architect enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Systems Architect Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of systems architect employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of systems architects is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Systems Architects with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior data center engineer and senior windows engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Informatics Nurse Specialist14%82%
Clinical Support Specialist21%73%
Clinic Administrator23%72%
Systems Architect84%11%
Computer Mechanic93%2%
Senior Windows Engineer93%4%
Senior Data Center Engineer96%2%
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Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Data Center Engineer
Senior Windows Engineer
Computer Mechanic
Systems Architect
Clinic Administrator
Clinical Support Specialist
Informatics Nurse Specialist
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100%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Systems Architect?

male-income
Male Income
$104,972
female-income
Female Income
$100,321

Systems Architect Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Asian women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$116,655
$112,549
$108,443
$104,337
$100,231
$96,125
$92,019
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Systems Architect Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Some College/ Associate Degree$98,598
Bachelor's Degree$112,549
Master's Degree$123,965
Doctorate Degree$130,434

Systems Architect Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$141,014
$130,434
$119,854
$109,274
$98,694
$88,115
$77,535
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Systems Architect Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a systems architect can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of systems architects is $148,932. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Systems Architects Earn The Most?

The map here shows where systems architects earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Systems Architects Located?

By looking through more than 4,130 resumes, we found that the most popular places for systems architects are NY, New York and TX, Austin.

Number of Systems Architects

Where Are Systems Architects In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country systems architects are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Systems Architect Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ systems architects. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most systems architects is the technology industry.

What Percentage Of Systems Architect Jobs Are Remote?

0.9% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

99.1% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire systems architects.

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50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Systems Architect Work In

Employees with the systems architect job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most systems architects prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Government

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ systems architects. Those industries include technology, finance and professional.

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Technology

Fortune 500

Finance

Manufacturing

Professional

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