The average salary for a Principal Architect in San Francisco, California is $147,955 per year.

$133,145 - $198,464
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MEDIAN: $147,955
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$133,884 - $251,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Skills That Affect Principal Architect Salaries

Design
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Project Management
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National Average
$170,000

Software Architecture
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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