Entry-Level Software Architect Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Software Architect is $95,461 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.

$64,399 - $140,287
$64K
$95K
$140K
MEDIAN: $95,461
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$13.75 - $103.85
$14
$35
$100
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,399 - $140,287  
   
Bonus
$518 - $19,690  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $12,062  
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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$60,725 - $148,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $103.85  
   
Overtime
$18.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$518 - $19,690  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $12,062  
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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$60,725 - $148,415  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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I learned the real skills of software architecture on the job. The BS-CIS proved I had the programming skills, and the MS proved I had the architecture skills, and showed me the road to becoming an IT executive.

Key Stats for Software Architect

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
42%
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Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

Linux
▲14%

.NET
▲9%

Java
▲7%

Oracle
▲2%

Software Architecture
▼0%

National Average
$97,000

C#
▼2%

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
▼2%

HTML
▼2%

C# Programming Language
▼3%

ASP.NET
▼5%

SQL
▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼5%

JavaScript
▼6%

C++
▼11%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%