$119,592
Avg. Salary
$77.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,990

Bonus

$5,879

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Software Architect, Applications is $77.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Architect, Applications is $119,592 per year.

10%
$46.08
10%
$77.19
50%
$151.63
90%
90%
MEDIAN $77.19
10%
$88k
10%
$120k
50%
$156k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $119,592
$88,010 - $155,715
$88K
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MEDIAN: $119,592
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$46.08 - $152
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MEDIAN: $77.19
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$0$177K
Salary $88,010 - $155,715
Bonus $2,017 - $24,889
Profit Sharing $507 - $29,866
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$90,871 - $177,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 474
Hourly Data $0$151
Hourly Rate $46.08 - $152
Overtime $54.94
Annual Data $0$177K
Bonus $2,017 - $24,889
Profit Sharing $507 - $29,866
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$90,871 - $177,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Architect, Applications


Common Career Paths for Software Architect, Applications


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As Applications Software Architects make advancements in their career path to positions such as Software Engineering, their salaries may climb. Software Engineering Directors make $139K annually on average. Many Applications Software Architects choose to become Senior Software Architects and Solutions Architects as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $3K less and $7K less, respectively.

Software Architect, Applications Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Architect, Applications


Applications Software Architects report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Service Oriented Architecture, Java/J2EE, Software Architecture, and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include HTML, ASP.NET, and C#. It is often found that people who know .NET are also skilled in Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect, Applications

Pay by Experience for a Software Architect, Applications has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Architect, Applications with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Architect, Applications with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Software Architect, Applications which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 237 salaries. A Software Architect, Applications with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

11%

4%

2%

-4%

National Average: $124,884

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Applications Software Architects, 23 percent higher than the national average. Applications Software Architects will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+10 percent), Irvine (+5 percent), Chicago (+4 percent), and Santa Clara (+2 percent). Compared to the national average, Hartford Applications Software Architects have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Louisville and Richmond earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 14 percent.

Software Architect, Applications Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Architect, Applications?

Software Architect, Applications in Atlanta:
Pros: Weather and Culture
Cons: Traffic and Commute

Software Architect, Applications in Arlington:
"Crystal City is better than you think."
Pros: The underground mall is really convenient.
Cons: The surroundings are very corporate and bland appearing.

Software Architect, Applications in Arlington:
"Stay focused and work hard."
Keep updated with Technology.

Software Architect, Applications in Newton:
"Problem Solving Is Key."
Learn to tackle problems as though you were locked out of your house with an impeding thunderstorm coming. 1) Gather evidence and define the problem so it is crystal clear. 2) Come up with at least 3 theories for the cause. 3) Rule out or rule in each of them. 4) Don't be afraid to come up with experiments to prove or disprove your theories. 5) Once you have solved the problem proactively look for systematic problems like it and head them off.

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Key Stats for Software Architect, Applications

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Software Architect, Applications Salaries

▲11%

▲3%

National Average
$125,000

▼2%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Software Architect, Applications Salaries


▲6%



▲1%

National Average
$125,000

▼1%

▼1%


SQL
▼2%

▼2%

C++
▼3%


C#
▼11%

▼12%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%