Average Principal Software Architect with Java Skills Salary

$147,345
Avg. Salary
$14,740
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Principal Software Architect with Java skills is $147,345.
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$103k
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$185k
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MEDIAN $147,345
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Salary
$103k - $185k
Bonus
$4k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$123k - $200k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Cloud Computing, Linux, 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 $146,997 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $153,727.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Experienced
58.3%
Late Career
41.7%