A Software Architect earns an average salary of AU$112,143 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$80,991 - AU$149,419
AU$81K
AU$110K
AU$150K
MEDIAN: AU$110,900
10%
50%
90%
AU$71.25 - AU$103
AU$98
MEDIAN: AU$98.26
50%
AU$0AU$160K
Salary AU$80,991 - AU$149,419
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$27,000
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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AU$81,950 - AU$160,465
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data AU$0AU$102
Hourly Rate AU$98.26
Annual Data AU$0AU$160K
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$27,000
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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AU$81,950 - AU$160,465
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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.

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Software Architect Tasks

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

Software Architect Pay By Employer

$0$188K

$105,352

$133,961

$135,000

$98,732

$113,663

$110,746

Oracle Corp.
9 profiles
$170,000

$101,130

Amazon.com Inc
8 profiles
$134,378

Siemens
7 profiles
$113,452

Software Architect Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Architect

Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect

Pay by Experience for a Software Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$110,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$111,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Software Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$121,000 based on 61 salaries. A Software Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$145,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$116,281

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Key Stats for Software Architect

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Software Architect Salaries

▲25%

▲4%

National Average
AU$116,000

▼5%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Software Architect Salaries


C++
▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$116,000

SQL
▼2%


▼2%

C#
▼3%

▼4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 68%