$146,612
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$15,025

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Principal Architect with System Architecture skills is $146,612 per year.

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Salary $123,549 - $193,354
Bonus $4,932 - $38,530
Profit Sharing $4,000
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$125,730 - $220,185
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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.

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Key Stats for Principal Architect

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
47%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
no benefits
None: 2%