$142,482
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$19,774

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

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The median Principal Architect has a base pay of $142,482. Salaries generally range from $97k to $179k. The median bonus is $19,774. Skills that can affect salary include Java.
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Salary $96,995 - $179,372
Bonus $5,034 - $36,752
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$97,890 - $204,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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

1-4 years
8%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
23%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
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