A Principal Architect with Software Architecture skills earns an average salary of $140,071 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$97,361 - $177,542
(Median)
$97K
$140K
$180K
MEDIAN: $140,071
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$97,361 - $177,542  
   
Bonus
$4,966 - $38,165  
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $15,351  
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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$103,628 - $196,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Experience Affects Principal Architect Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$150,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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