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Technology Architect Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$102,000
$84,000
$102,000
$125,000
The average technology architect makes about $102,852 per year. That's $49.45 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $84,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $125,000. Many of technology architects seem to be drawn to technology and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case technology architects tend to work at finance, real estate, and manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Arizona, New Mexico and Texas pay technology architects the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Phoenix, AZ
$114,260
Austin, TX
$111,813
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Map of Technology Architect Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Technology Architect Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a technology architect is roughly $102,852 per year, which boils down to $49.45 per hour. Interestingly enough, technology architects have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $114,348 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $81,000. Additionally, technology architects make more than the average salary in Phoenix, AZ, Austin, TX, New York, NY, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC. On a more broad level, technology architect salaries are highest in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, New York, Massachusetts, South Dakota, and California. On the contrary, Maine, Iowa, and Michigan offer the lowest technology architect salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$114,348
$114k
Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
$114,260
$114k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$111,813
$112k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$111,042
$111k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$110,261
$110k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$109,001
$109k
McLean, VA
McLean, VA
$98,157
$98k
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, NC
$95,264
$95k
Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL
$94,871
$95k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$94,696
$95k

High Paying Technology Architect Jobs

Average Technology Architect Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a technology architect, being employed by a company such as Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe or Perkins Coie would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Blue Wolf Group and Dropbox also report highly competitive salaries for technology architects.

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    Average Technology Architect Pay By Industry

    The salary for a technology architect can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for technology architects tend to be found in finance, real estate, and manufacturing companies. In fact, technology architects can make a yearly salary of $120,898 while working for finance companies.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $120,898
    $121k
    Real Estate
    Real Estate
    $117,837
    $118k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $103,053
    $103k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $99,747
    $100k
    Technology
    Technology
    $94,683
    $95k

    Technology Architect Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a technology 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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    $150,264
    06/25/2020
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    $180,000
    $180,000
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