A Software Architect, Applications earns an average salary of $104,557 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Java/J2EE.
Software Architect, Applications Total Pay (?
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$75,372 - $134,131
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MEDIAN: $104,556
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Software Architect, Applications Total Pay (?
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$35.07 - $118.20
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MEDIAN: $70
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$75,372 - $134,131  
   
Bonus
$987 - $18,213  
Profit Sharing
$521 - $10,204  
Total Pay (?
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$77,990 - $148,729  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.07 - $118.20  
   
Overtime
$19.01 - $98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$987 - $18,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$521 - $10,204  
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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$77,990 - $148,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect, Applications
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Pay Difference By Location
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New York
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Irvine
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Houston
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Seattle
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Dallas
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National Average
$111,000
Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Software Architect, Applications Salaries

National Average
$111,000

Skills That Affect Software Architect, Applications Salaries

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Java
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Oracle
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National Average
$111,000
SQL
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C#
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HTML
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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