The average pay for a Software Architect is C$97,575 per year. A skill in C is associated with high pay for this job.

C$70,918 - C$126,311
(Median)
C$71K
C$98K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$97,575
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C$39.67 - C$83.84
(Median)
C$40
C$64
C$84
MEDIAN: C$63.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$70,918 - C$126,311  
   
Bonus
C$1,700 - C$14,795  
Profit Sharing
C$1,927 - C$15,456  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$73,950 - C$137,376  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$28C$56C$84
Hourly Rate
C$39.67 - C$83.84  
   
Overtime
C$56.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$1,700 - C$14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,927 - C$15,456  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$73,950 - C$137,376  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$100,269

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Software Architect Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Architect?

Software Architect in Montreal:
"challenging and fullfilling"
Pros: decide software design strategy
Cons: dealing with non software clients

Software Architect in Calgary:
"Cybersecurity Technical Architect"
Pros: I work independantly and produce outputs that are of value to other people. I have an advisory role and people value my advice.
Cons: I have too much to do for the time I have scheduled for work. I can work from home, but it is difficult to do since the VPN access is not very fast.

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Experience Affects Software Architect Salaries



National Average
C$100,000



Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

C
up arrow 16%

C++
up arrow 2%

Software Architecture
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$100,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 3%

Oracle
up arrow 3%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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