What does a Data Warehouse Architect do?

Data warehouse architects are responsible for designing data warehouse solutions and working with conventional data warehouse technologies to devise plans that support a business or organization. They take client needs or employer goals and work to develop a specific architecture or plan that will be maintained and serve the stated purpose. They maintain systems for keeping raw data, metadata, and other data assets.

Data warehouse architects perform tasks within a greater infrastructure that support activities like data mining that supports activities like data mining that can add value. They consider factors including a project’s ROI and financial metrics to determine best practices and deliver solutions the drive profit and keep data versatile. They collaborate with system designers and provide support to end-users. Data warehouse architects need a bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
1%
2 - 4
32%
5 - 7
47%
8+
20%

Common Skill Sets

ETL
Big Data
Hadoop
MS SQL Server
SPARK Scala
AWS Professional
HIVE
JAVA Programming

Data Warehouse Architect Seniority Levels

Data Engineer
22% made the transition
Database Engineer
7% made the transition
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Data Warehouse Architect Salaries

Average Base Pay

$95,404 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$69K
Median: $95K
$132K
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