Average pay for Late-Career Principal Architects is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($132K). Cash earnings for Late-Career Principal Architects — which occasionally include more than $41K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $91K to approximately $196K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Late-Career Principal Architects survey respondents than women, making up 86 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$90,056 - $174,364
$90K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $132,400
10%
50%
90%

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$36.00 - $75.25
$41
MEDIAN: $40.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$90,056 - $174,364  
   
Bonus
$4,913 - $40,503  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,044  
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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$90,981 - $195,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.69  
   
Overtime
$49.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,913 - $40,503  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,044  
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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$90,981 - $195,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Key Stats for Principal Architect

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Software Architecture
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National Average
$145,000

Project Management
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Design
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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