The average salary for a Senior Software Architect in San Francisco, California is $144,272 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Java and Java/J2EE. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$101,186 - $179,743
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$101,186 - $179,743  
   
Bonus
$4,949 - $37,480  
Commission
$25,000  
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$106,254 - $205,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$150,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect Salaries

Java
up arrow 15%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 13%

SQL
up arrow 9%

JavaScript
up arrow 9%

Software Architecture
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 8%

National Average
$150,000

HTML
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 10%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 14%

.NET
up arrow 15%

e-Commerce
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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