Experienced Senior Software Architect Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Senior Software Architect is $118,277 per year.
Experienced Senior Software Architect Salary (?
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$90,652 - $149,108
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $118,277
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Experienced Senior Software Architect Salary (?
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$50.58 - $114.01
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MEDIAN: $76.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$90,652 - $149,108  
   
Bonus
$1,921 - $23,673  
Profit Sharing
$1,914 - $14,748  
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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$94,193 - $167,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,570
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$50.58 - $114.01  
   
Overtime
$45.69 - $99.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,921 - $23,673  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,914 - $14,748  
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).
)
$94,193 - $167,329  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 27%
San Jose
up arrow 21%
Mountain View
up arrow 19%
Washington
up arrow 16%
San Francisco
up arrow 15%
Boston
up arrow 10%
Seattle
up arrow 8%
San Diego
up arrow 8%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
National Average
$126,000
Houston
up arrow 2%
Austin
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Dallas
up arrow 8%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 12%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Senior Software Architect Salaries

C
up arrow 7%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 6%
Software Architecture
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 3%
Java
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
HTML
up arrow 1%
e-Commerce
up arrow 1%
National Average
$126,000
Linux
up arrow 1%
.NET
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 4%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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