Average Principal Software Architect with Linux Skills Salary

$144,322
Avg. Salary
$10,113
Bonus
$4,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Architect with Linux skills is $144,322.
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MEDIAN $144,322
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Salary
$105k - $194k
Bonus
$2k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$117k - $194k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cloud Computing, C# Programming Language, .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 $139,762 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $170,372.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Experienced
57.1%
Late Career
42.9%