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Solutions Architects

Overview

Solutions architects design, plan, and deliver technology strategies that help companies and other organizations solve problems or launch new products, systems, or services. They oversee projects from the brainstorming phase to the finished product or implementation of the solution. Solutions architects work for a variety of companies and organizations ranging from Google and Apple, to the U.S. Departments of Education and Defense, to colleges and universities. They are also known as information technology architects and project architects.

Salary Range

$75,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
CEO or Chief Operating Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Lead Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect