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Senior Principal Architect Salary

A Senior Principal Architect earns an average salary of $120,358 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Software Architecture is associated with high pay for this job.

$82,260 - $170,030
(Median)
$82K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $120,357
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$82,260 - $170,030  
   
Bonus
$979 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $44,042  
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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$85,553 - $189,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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Job Description for Senior Principal Architect

A senior principal architect is normally a managing partner or senior executive within an architecture or design firm. He or she normally serves as an executive manager, helping to guide the business by determining the scope and type of design work the firm will do. This person also will typically act as something of a project overseer, supervising project managers and helping to guide them to efficient and original solutions. The senior principal architect is also usually the person who decides on jobs to bid and may work with his or her own costing departments to help firm up the parameters of such bids in order to make them as competitive as possible.

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Senior Principal Architect Tasks

  • Troubleshoot and work with users for training and problem identification and resolution.
  • Automate processes, document quality and maintenance steps and support business objectives.
  • Design, develop and maintain data and/or software architecture for multiple needs.
  • Participate in strategic planning and architecture expansion.

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Experience Affects Senior Principal Architect Salaries


National Average
$130,000


Skills That Affect Senior Principal Architect Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 11%

National Average
$130,000

Design
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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