The average salary for a Senior Software Architect is C$108,668.
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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 …Read more
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Popular Skills for Senior Software Architect
C# Programming Language
Skills in Java and Software Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Architect
A mid-career Senior Software Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$93,933 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$108,911 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$116,490.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Software Architect in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (6.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (6.0% less), Calgary, Alberta (5.4% less) and Montréal, Québec (0.5% less).
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