The average salary for a Software Architect in Australia is AU$114,428.
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Job Description for Software Architect
Software architects create customized software solutions such as web services, user interfaces, coding programs, and databases, and they are employed primarily by large corporations and agencies which create software for other companies. These architects must always strive to create efficient and satisfactory software solutions for end-users, and they are often responsible for creating standard coding practices and programs for other software designers within their companies. Software architect…Read more
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Popular Skills for Software Architect
C# Programming Language
Skills in Software Architecture, C# Programming Language and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and Java.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect
An early career Software Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$93,369 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Software Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$109,631 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Software Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$120,609 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$132,854.
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Employees with Software Architect in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (7.9% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (16.7% less).
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