Software Architect, Operating Systems Salary

Average Software Architect, Operating Systemss in the United States make around $102K per year. Software Architect, Operating Systemss who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 88 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$76,302 - $126,052
$100K
MEDIAN: $102,168
50%

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Job Description for Software Architect, Operating Systems

Software architects of operating systems play a key role on design teams in software development, particularly in the conceptual stages. These architects map out the various functions of an operating system and how they integrate with one another and also develop sketches of all elements of the overall design or upgrade of an operating system, from elements of the user interface to means of file storage and recall. They work largely in the abstract by attempting to create operating systems which combine all of the various elements into a pleasing whole.

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Software Architect, Operating Systems Tasks

  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.
  • Design new operating system components.
  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for operating system components.

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect, Operating Systems

Pay by Experience for a Software Architect, Operating Systems has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Architect, Operating Systems with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Architect, Operating Systems with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Software Architect, Operating Systems which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 7 salaries. A Software Architect, Operating Systems with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Software Architect, Operating Systems

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Software Architect, Operating Systems Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None:
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