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.

Education--
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

Data Warehouse Architect Salaries

Average Base Pay

$9,000 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
See More Insights
Not enough salaries reported to show distribution
$6K
Median: $9K
$16K
See More Insights
Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Data Warehouse Architect Career Path

Learn how to become a Data Warehouse Architect, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

See Career Path

Data Warehouse Architect Insights

Read what Data Warehouse Architect professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
ixtel technologiesixtel technologies
Big Data Architect
28 Jul 2019

“A good place to work and learn on the latest technologies.”

TengizchevroilTengizchevroil
Data Warehouse Developer
20 Apr 2021

“Less opportunity for career development if you are tech expertise”

TargetTarget
ETL Service and Engagement
22 Nov 2021

“Great team to work with”

University of UtahUniversity of Utah
Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
21 Sep 2021

“Job had good work life balance”

ClariosClarios
Warehouse Analyst
16 Jun 2021

“The people I worked with daily were excellent.”

ColaberryColaberry
Software Engineer (ETL/Data Warehouse Developer)
21 Oct 2021

“It is a very good organization to work with.”

InfosysInfosys
Data Warehouse Specialist
18 Oct 2019

“Excellent 5 Months Training for freshers.”

Whole Foods MarketWhole Foods Market
Data Warehouse Architect
8 Jul 2020

“Great people to work with.”

See More

Data Warehouse Architect Interviews

Related Careers

SQL Developer
No skills overlap
Database Developer
No skills overlap
Database Administrator
$74,400
No skills overlap
Database Architect
No skills overlap

Data Warehouse Architect jobs

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a data warehouse architect

The most similar professions to data warehouse architect are:
  • SQL Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architect