A Senior Software Architect in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $156,258 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$107,490 - $200,609
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MEDIAN: $156,257
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$107,490 - $200,609  
   
Bonus
$7,340 - $40,033  
Profit Sharing
$17,500  
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$107,490 - $218,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$177,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect Salaries

Software Architecture
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Java
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National Average
$177,000

Python
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Linux
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C programming Language
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
63%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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