Senior Software Architect in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Senior Software Architect in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$120,000 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$93,080 - AU$171,050
MEDIAN: AU$121,641
Salary AU$93,080 - AU$171,050
Bonus AU$10,000
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AU$93,080 - AU$179,293
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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.


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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Architect

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries


National Average


Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 50%