How much does a Systems Architect make? The median annual Systems Architect salary is $115,236, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $102,868-$128,981, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Systems Architect in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Systems Architect in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Systems Architect in the United States is $115,236, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Systems Architect in the United States are expected to make less than $115,236.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Systems Architect that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Systems Architect are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the enterprise's overall systems. Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms. Researches, identifies, selects, and tests technology products required for solution delivery. Establishes, implements, and documents the technology integration or migration strategies. The position requires staying on top of the industry trend and new technologies for the system architecture. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to the top management. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. View full job description