Software Architect, Operating Systems Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Software Architect, Operating Systems is $116,424 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Architect, Operating Systems Total Pay (?
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.
)
$73,598 - $141,928
(Median)
74K
96K
120K
140K
MEDIAN: $116,423
10%
25%
50%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$73,598 - $141,928  
   
Bonus
$1,025 - $18,500  
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).
)
$77,955 - $152,628  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
Is Software Architect, Operating Systems your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Software Architect, Operating Systems

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

Software Architect, Operating Systems Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Experience Affects Software Architect, Operating Systems Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$122,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -