The average salary for a Software Architect in India is Rs 2,010,350.
MEDIAN Rs 2,010,350
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Software Architect
The top respondents for the job title Software Architect are from the companies Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited, SAP Labs India and UST Global Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Nokia, Inc. where the average pay is Rs 2,600,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SAP Labs India and Robert Bosch, earning around Rs 2,295,652 and Rs 1,600,000, respectively. Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited pays the lowest at around Rs 1,283,095. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and UST Global Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 1,424,929 and Rs 1,529,247, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Software Architect
C# Programming Language
Skills in Software Architecture, Java and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language and .NET.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect
An entry-level Software Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 1,000,000 based on 15 salaries. An early career Software Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,167,900 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Software Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,603,920 based on 178 salaries. An experienced Software Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 2,118,384 based on 1,047 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 2,700,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Software Architect in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (8.4% more) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (18.3% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (12.8% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (0.5% less).
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