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Software Architect, Applications Salary

A Software Architect, Applications earns an average salary of $108,784 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is associated with high pay for this job.

$80,315 - $141,298
(Median)
$80K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $108,783
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$38.51 - $115.35
(Median)
$39
$74
$120
MEDIAN: $74.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$80,315 - $141,298  
   
Bonus
$-0.42 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $14,486  
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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$81,388 - $157,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 949
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$38.51 - $115.35  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $66.00  
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
$-0.42 - $19,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $14,486  
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).
)
$81,388 - $157,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Software Architect, Applications

  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for software applications, including web, client, server, and others.
  • Design new software applications.
  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.

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Software Architect, Applications in Newton:
"Problem Solving Is Key."
Learn to tackle problems as though you were locked out of your house with an impeding thunderstorm coming. 1) Gather evidence and define the problem so it is crystal clear. 2) Come up with at least 3 theories for the cause. 3) Rule out or rule in each of them. 4) Don't be afraid to come up with experiments to prove or disprove your theories. 5) Once you have solved the problem proactively look for systematic problems like it and head them off.

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Experience Affects Software Architect, Applications Salaries



National Average
$116,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Software Architect, Applications Salaries


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Java
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Linux
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National Average
$116,000

e-Commerce
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C++
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SQL
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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