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Late-Career Senior Software Architect Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Senior Software Architect earns an average salary of $123,388 per year. A skill in Java/J2EE is associated with high pay for this job.
Late-Career Senior Software Architect Salary (?
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$96,862 - $156,660
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $123,388
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Late-Career Senior Software Architect Salary (?
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$49.32 - $121.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$96,862 - $156,660  
   
Bonus
$966 - $25,624  
Profit Sharing
$2,367 - $17,055  
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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$100,008 - $181,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 574
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$49.32 - $121.20  
   
Overtime
$42.89 - $132.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$966 - $25,624  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,367 - $17,055  
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).
)
$100,008 - $181,019  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Santa Clara
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San Jose
up arrow 19%
Boston
up arrow 16%
San Francisco
up arrow 15%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 1%
National Average
$133,000
Austin
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Seattle
up arrow 2%
Atlanta
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 9%
Columbus
up arrow 19%
Omaha
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Senior Software Architect Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 13%
Linux
up arrow 8%
Software Architecture
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 1%
SQL
0%
C
0%
Oracle
0%
National Average
$133,000
C++
up arrow 1%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
.NET
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 6%
ASP.NET
up arrow 8%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%