SOFTWARE ARCHITECT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$105,000
$81,000
Min 10%
$105,000
Median 50%
$135,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a software architect make?
Software Architects in the US make on average $105,107 annually or $50.53 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $135,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $81,000 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Software Architect salaries are North Dakota, Montana, Washington, Alaska, and Minnesota. The typical tenure for a Software Architect is 3.2 years.
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Average Software Architect Salary By Company

Software Architects report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Microsoft and Nvidia are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Intuit and Apttus report highly competitive salaries for Software Architects.

Average Software Architect Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Architect in the United States is $105,107 per year or $50.53 per hour. Working in Mountain View, CA as a Software Architect will pay you the highest wages at around $124,445 per year. The average starting salary in Mountain View, CA for Software Architects is $85,000. North Dakota, Montana, Washington, Alaska, and Minnesota are the highest paying states. Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Arkansas are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$124,445
2
Redmond, WA
$122,924
3
Denver, CO
$104,796
4
Albany, NY
$104,534
5
Boston, MA
$103,272

Average Software Architect Salary By Industry

Software Architect salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Automotive companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Software Architects. Professional companies pay Software Architects an average salary of $108,371, Automotive companies pay $105,580, and Manufacturing companys come in at $105,392. The types of companies that pay Software Architects the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $104,099.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$108,371
2
Automotive
$105,580
3
Manufacturing
$105,392
4
Internet
$104,694
5
Technology
$104,099

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$417,400
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$90,000
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$150,000
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$156,525
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$104,350
Randstad
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$150,000
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$80,000
Randstad
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$125,220
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