Average Principal Software Architect with C# Programming Language Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Principal Software Architect with C# Programming Language skills is $141,552.
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$109k - $175k
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$119k - $183k

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Job Description for Principal Software Architect

Principal Software Architect Tasks
  • Drive technology innovation and research; lead technology strategy through market analyses, and share emerging technology trends with team.
  • Confer with users, sponsors and stakeholders to identify their vision and needs; design a software or group of software that meet client's needs.
  • Provide practical solutions to problems that arise during the engineering and architectural processes.
  • Identify product requirements and limitations to ensure system function.

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Popular Skills for Principal Software Architect

Skills in Java and Linux are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cloud Computing, .NET and Software Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Architect

An experienced Principal Software Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $140,837 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $143,786.

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