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Chief Software Architect Salary

The average pay for a Chief Software Architect is $156,159 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Cloud Computing is associated with high pay for this job.

$102,481 - $202,378
(Median)
$100K
$160K
$200K
MEDIAN: $156,158
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$102,481 - $202,378  
   
Bonus
$5,000 - $48,980  
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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$100,671 - $236,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Experience Affects Chief Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$167,000

Skills That Affect Chief Software Architect Salaries

Cloud Computing
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National Average
$167,000

Software Architecture
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%