Principal Architect Salaries

12,092 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$95,277 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,062
Range$1,472 - $23,479

How much does a Principal Architect make?

The national average salary for a Principal Architect is $95,277 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Architect salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12,092 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Architect employees.

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Principal Architect

Microsoft

$180,200/yr

Range: $151K - $265K

37 salaries

$180,200/yr
$151K$265K

Principal Architect

Cognizant Technology Solutions

$141,231/yr

Range: $128K - $182K

16 salaries

$141,231/yr
$128K$182K

Principal Architect

Infosys

$140,790/yr

Range: $110K - $157K

15 salaries

$140,790/yr
$110K$157K

Principal Architect

Fidelity Investments

$112,358/yr

Range: $94K - $136K

12 salaries

$112,358/yr
$94K$136K

Principal Architect

CenturyLink

$145,041/yr

Range: $91K - $191K

12 salaries

$145,041/yr
$91K$191K

Principal Architect

ADP

$155,361/yr

Range: $107K - $171K

12 salaries

$155,361/yr
$107K$171K

Principal Architect

EMC

$124,990/yr

Range: $103K - $143K

11 salaries

$124,990/yr
$103K$143K

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Principal Architect

AT&T

$141,402/yr

Range: $125K - $193K

11 salaries

$141,402/yr
$125K$193K

Principal Architect

Akamai

$195,519/yr

Range: $159K - $216K

9 salaries

$195,519/yr
$159K$216K

Principal Architect

Comcast

$140,025/yr

Range: $134K - $179K

8 salaries

$140,025/yr
$134K$179K

Principal Architect

SAP

$142,545/yr

Range: $129K - $154K

7 salaries

$142,545/yr
$129K$154K

Principal Architect

Nielsen

$135,816/yr

Range: $109K - $162K

7 salaries

$135,816/yr
$109K$162K

Principal Architect

TIBCO Software

$173,559/yr

Range: $143K - $185K

7 salaries

$173,559/yr
$143K$185K

Principal Architect

Guidewire

$156,338/yr

Range: $140K - $179K

7 salaries

$156,338/yr
$140K$179K

Principal Architect

T-Mobile

$151,359/yr

Range: $144K - $158K

7 salaries

$151,359/yr
$144K$158K

Principal Architect

United Airlines

$132,296/yr

Range: $116K - $147K

6 salaries

$132,296/yr
$116K$147K

Principal Architect

Marvell Semiconductor

$197,001/yr

Range: $188K - $217K

6 salaries

$197,001/yr
$188K$217K

Principal Architect

CPSG Partners

$124,867/yr

Range: $114K - $138K

5 salaries

$124,867/yr
$114K$138K

Principal Architect

Ciber

$138,621/yr

Range: $101K - $155K

5 salaries

$138,621/yr
$101K$155K

Principal Architect

Nexius

$119,319/yr

Range: $89K - $159K

5 salaries

$119,319/yr
$89K$159K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$120,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the Colorado Springs, CO Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Colorado Springs, CO Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$29k cash bonus
$50k stock bonus
$4k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$150,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$1 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$147,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $147,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$129,717
per year
A Principal Architect in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $129,717 per year
Additional Pay
$2 profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$146,000
per year
A Principal Architect in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $146,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$171,626
per year
A Principal Architect in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $171,626 per year
Additional Pay
$29k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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