Late-Career Principal Architect Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Late-Career Principal Architects , with median pay hovering around $141K per year. Total cash compensation to Late-Career Principal Architects approaches anywhere from $91K on the lower end to $207K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $40K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$90,547 - $185,777
$91K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $141,196
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$39.78 - $76.30
$45
MEDIAN: $45.25
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$0$206K
Salary $90,547 - $185,777
Bonus $3,973 - $39,886
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,217
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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$90,978 - $206,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $45.25
Annual Data $0$206K
Bonus $3,973 - $39,886
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,217
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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$90,978 - $206,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Principal Architect Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $150,045

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Late-Career Principal Architects, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Late-Career Principal Architects can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), Boston (+7 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Denver (+2 percent). Late-Career Principal Architects' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Late-Career Principal Architects in Seattle bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average.

Key Stats for Principal Architect

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Principal Architect Salaries

Software Architecture
▲16%

National Average
$150,000

Project Management
▼3%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 8%
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