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Principal Software Architect Salaries

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3,995 SalariesUpdated Mar 27, 2018
Average Base Pay
$143,614/yr
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$109K
Low
$144K
Average
$188K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,725
Range$4,235 - $35,831
How much does a Principal Software Architect make?

The national average salary for a Principal Software Architect is $143,614 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Architect salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,995 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Architect employees.

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      Microsoft
      $170,445/yr
      Range: $105K - $195K
      14 salaries
      $170,445
      $105K$195K
      GE
      $123,551/yr
      Range: $106K - $150K
      9 salaries
      $123,551
      $106K$150K
      Sabre
      $118,830/yr
      Range: $108K - $134K
      8 salaries
      $118,830
      $108K$134K
      AT&T
      $114,488/yr
      Range: $101K - $130K
      7 salaries
      $114,488
      $101K$130K
      Pearson
      $137,514/yr
      Range: $114K - $154K
      6 salaries
      $137,514
      $114K$154K
      CA Technologies
      $141,987/yr
      Range: $113K - $196K
      6 salaries
      $141,987
      $113K$196K
      Infor
      $122,405/yr
      Range: $87K - $161K
      5 salaries
      $122,405
      $87K$161K

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      GE Aviation
      $159,720/yr
      Range: $153K - $173K
      4 salaries
      $159,720
      $153K$173K
      ADP
      $140,170/yr
      Range: $136K - $146K
      3 salaries
      $140,170
      $136K$146K
      Citrix
      $186,268/yr
      Range: $159K - $207K
      3 salaries
      $186,268
      $159K$207K
      IBM
      $203,807/yr
      Range: $183K - $228K
      2 salaries
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      $183K - $228K
      $183K$228K
      Target
      $163,744/yr
      Range: $143K - $182K
      2 salaries
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      $143K - $182K
      $143K$182K
      Oracle
      $155,678/yr
      Range: $148K - $164K
      2 salaries
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      $148K - $164K
      $148K$164K
      Verizon
      $127,587/yr
      Range: $120K - $135K
      2 salaries
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      $120K - $135K
      $120K$135K
      Comcast
      $134,301/yr
      Range: $128K - $140K
      2 salaries
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      $128K - $140K
      $128K$140K
      Honeywell
      $131,880/yr
      Range: $126K - $140K
      2 salaries
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      $126K - $140K
      $126K$140K
      General Dynamics Information Technology
      $172,566/yr
      Range: $112K - $232K
      2 salaries
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      $112K - $232K
      $112K$232K
      Expedia
      $174,499/yr
      Range: $149K - $196K
      2 salaries
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      $149K - $196K
      $149K$196K
      Level 3 Communications
      $146,755/yr
      Range: $139K - $154K
      2 salaries
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      $139K - $154K
      $139K$154K
      National Instruments
      $116,976/yr
      Range: $104K - $133K
      2 salaries
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      $104K - $133K
      $104K$133K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Principal Software Architect salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $125,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Architect in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $18k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $130,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $13k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $200,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Architect in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $50k cash bonus
      $80k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $210,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Architect in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $210,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $32k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $160,000
      per year
      A Principal Software Architect in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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