The average pay for an Experienced Software Architect is $121,912 per year.

$90,230 - $159,543
$90K
$120K
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MEDIAN: $121,912
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$50.07 - $121.92
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MEDIAN: $76.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$90,230 - $159,543  
   
Bonus
$2,003 - $24,954  
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $24,658  
Commission
$40,000  
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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$93,154 - $177,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,085
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$50.07 - $121.92  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $76.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,003 - $24,954  
   
Commission
$40,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,026 - $24,658  
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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$93,154 - $177,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Key Stats for Software Architect

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries

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C++
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C
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Software Architecture
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Java/J2EE
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National Average
$128,000



SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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