Pay for Late-Career Computer Architects sits in the ballpark of $136K annually. The range in cash compensation to Late-Career Computer Architects ($99K to $202K) includes potential earnings of $30K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Male Late-Career Computer Architects far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most Late-Career Computer Architects report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$98,404 - $185,988
MEDIAN: $135,515

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$98,404 - $185,988  
$-0.49 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$0.07 - $29,799  
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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).
$98,572 - $201,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Skills That Affect Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Salaries

C programming Language
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 2%