The average pay for a Senior Software Architect is AU$125,080 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Software Architecture is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$93,442 - AU$169,994
AU$93K
AU$130K
AU$170K
MEDIAN: AU$128,001
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90%
AU$0AU$175K
Salary AU$93,442 - AU$169,994
Bonus AU$1,939 - AU$30,913
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AU$94,020 - AU$175,970
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

Job Description for Senior Software Architect

The senior software architect is largely responsible for the development of new programs and software for technologically based organizations. This position includes working with a team of individuals to identify the goals of the software, develop a system for implementation, and overseeing the development process. This includes reviewing code that subordinates have written to ensure it is works correctly and researching the most up-to-date techniques in software design. In addition, the senior software architect spends a great deal of time communicating progress on software development to subordinates, clients, project managers, and business analysts; they must be able to discuss implementation in terms and conditions that the individual less familiar with software development can understand.

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Senior Software Architect Tasks

  • Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.
  • Design new software applications.
  • Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for software applications, including web, client, server, and others.

Senior Software Architect Pay By Employer

$0$178K

$130,438

InfoSys Limited
13 profiles
$127,743

$112,649

$146,485

Cognizant
6 profiles
$121,740

AT&T Inc.
5 profiles
$105,600

Senior Software Architect Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$131,289

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Senior Software Architect

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
64%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

▲18%

▲5%

National Average
AU$131,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect Salaries


C#
▲7%

▲5%

National Average
AU$131,000

Java
▼1%

SQL
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
64%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 64%