The average salary for a Software Architect, Applications is $121,199.
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Job Description for Software Architect, Applications
Applications software architects work in information technology and/or computer science. They are responsible for determining the needs of the employing organization and, from there, developing effective solutions. They create new software products, modify existing products and/or build a corporate framework that works well for the structure of the company. Because the role is of a technical nature, applications software architects should have at least a bachelor's degree in computer science…Read more
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C# Programming Language
Skills in Software Architecture, .NET and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java and SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Architect, Applications
An early career Software Architect, Applications with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $96,084 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Software Architect, Applications with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,767 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Software Architect, Applications with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,856 based on 242 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $132,580.
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Employees with Software Architect, Applications in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (10.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).
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