Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Salary

An Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) earns an average salary of $117,414 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Architecture, C programming Language, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

$75,086 - $166,118
$75K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $118,182
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50%
90%

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$15.32 - $117.45
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$45
$120
MEDIAN: $45.00
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$0$183K
Salary $75,086 - $166,118
Bonus $496.65 - $25,083
Profit Sharing $5.00 - $25,000
Commission $30,000
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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$74,350 - $183,492
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 223
Hourly Data $0$117
Hourly Rate $15.32 - $117.45
Overtime $48.25
Annual Data $0$183K
Bonus $496.65 - $25,083
Commission $30,000
Profit Sharing $5.00 - $25,000
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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$74,350 - $183,492
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Architect (Computer Software, Hardware)

A computer software/hardware architect is deeply involved in the development and design of new software or hardware. They consider and analyze what the client or company wants and determine variables such as project cost, stability, and usability. Additionally, they generate reports on project progress, analysis, and testing to present to the client. Architects may also be involved in the documentation of design specifications and installation instructions for a project.

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Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Tasks

  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for information technology and systems, including software, hardware, and processes, in support of business needs.
  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.
  • Design new information technology systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Architect (Computer Software, Hardware)

Pay by Experience for an Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) has a positive trend. An entry-level Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 140 salaries. An Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,140

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Key Stats for Architect (Computer Software, Hardware)

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Salaries

▲20%

▲3%

National Average
$122,000

▼15%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Salaries

System Architecture
▲20%



C
▲8%


▲3%

C++
▼0%

National Average
$122,000

▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

SQL
▼1%


▼8%

C#
▼12%

Microsoft Office
▼33%

AutoCAD
▼66%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%
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