The average pay for an Entry-Level Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) is $75,166 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux, Windows Operating System General Use, and UNIX.

$38,916 - $123,293
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MEDIAN: $75,165
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,916 - $123,293  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$33,100 - $122,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$39.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
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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$33,100 - $122,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Skills That Affect Architect (Computer Software, Hardware) Salaries

Linux
up arrow 54%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 16%

UNIX
up arrow 11%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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