Software Architect in San Jose, California Salary

The average pay for a Software Architect in San Jose, California is $168,575 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$127,661 - $196,036
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MEDIAN: $168,575
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$127,661 - $196,036  
   
Bonus
$3,041 - $35,961  
Profit Sharing
$35,000  
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$127,661 - $220,309  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Key Stats for Software Architect

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
32%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Architect Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$185,000

Late-Career
▼18%

Mid-Career
▼23%

Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

Linux
▲13%

C++
▲2%

National Average
$185,000

Software Architecture
▼5%

Java
▼8%

C
▼13%

Java/J2EE
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 94%
dental benefits
None:
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