$117,526
Avg. Salary
$54.75
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$13,000

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Principal Architect with Project Management skills is $54.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Principal Architect with Project Management skills is $117,526 per year.

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$41.75
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MEDIAN $117,526
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$0$177K
Salary $79,346 - $155,085
Bonus $3,840 - $29,717
Profit Sharing $1,100 - $19,221
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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$83,981 - $177,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 168
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $54.75
Overtime $73.00
Annual Data $0$177K
Bonus $3,840 - $29,717
Profit Sharing $1,100 - $19,221
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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$83,981 - $177,324
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Principal Architect

Principal architects are the subject matter experts for information technology projects, helping guide these projects to completion. They must be able to handle multiple projects, be innovative, and be able to communicate effectively across multiple departments in different degrees of technical detail. When dealing with software, they code new projects, maintain existing ones, and ensure information technology policies are adhered to. They serve as a team leader and are the main point of contact for many major architectural issues. For subordinates, principal architects provide guidance, support, and discipline as needed.

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Principal Architect Tasks
  • Responsible for all architectural design aspects of large or complex projects.
  • Ensure project deliverables are met on time and on budget.
  • Delegate work and provide oversight of group work plans.
  • Manage an architectural team of junior and senior architects as well as administrative personnel.

Principal Architect Job Listings

Key Stats for Principal Architect

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
59%

Experience Affects Principal Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$128,000

Mid-Career
▼41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 13%