How much does a Senior Software Architect make?

Updated Oct 8, 2021

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$151,658 /yr
Average Base Pay

905 salaries

$112K

Low

$152K

Average

$206K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Senior Software Architect is $151,658 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Software Architect salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 905 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Architect employees.

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Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Senior Software Architect

$187,955

 /yr
Range: $161K - $188K
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$161K

$188K

$160,825 - $187,955 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Senior Software Architect

$178,678

 /yr
Range: $131K - $222K

$131K

$222K

$130,891 - $221,711 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Senior Software Architect

$176,529

 /yr
Range: $150K - $207K

$150K

$207K

$150,024 - $206,988 Range

Cadence Design Systems
4.4

Cadence Design Systems

Senior Software Architect

$210,421

 /yr
Range: $184K - $266K

$184K

$266K

$184,229 - $265,841 Range

Cerner
3.7

Cerner

Senior Software Architect

$147,038

 /yr
Range: $117K - $162K

$117K

$162K

$117,341 - $162,123 Range

CA Technologies
4.1

CA Technologies

Senior Software Architect

$171,700

 /yr
Range: $150K - $207K

$150K

$207K

$149,511 - $207,300 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Senior Software Architect

$167,611

 /yr
Range: $133K - $213K

$133K

$213K

$133,243 - $212,779 Range

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Intellitro
3.8

Intellitro

Senior Software Architect

$107,807

 /yr
Range: $107K - $112K

$107K

$112K

$107,272 - $111,849 Range

ProQuest
4

ProQuest

Senior Software Architect

$131,376

 /yr
Range: $123K - $171K

$123K

$171K

$123,219 - $171,210 Range

Level 3 Communications
2.9

Level 3 Communications

Senior Software Architect

$136,445

 /yr
Range: $135K - $146K

$135K

$146K

$134,526 - $145,970 Range

Xoriant
4

Xoriant

Senior Software Architect

$120,681

 /yr
Range: $104K - $153K

$104K

$153K

$103,713 - $152,651 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Senior Software Architect

$154,925

 /yr
Range: $138K - $243K

$138K

$243K

$138,019 - $243,281 Range

Blue Yonder
4.2

Blue Yonder

Senior Software Architect

$159,493

 /yr
Range: $126K - $199K

$126K

$199K

$126,361 - $199,366 Range

TIBCO Software
3.8

TIBCO Software

Senior Software Architect

$172,677

 /yr
Range: $116K - $180K

$116K

$180K

$115,632 - $180,476 Range

eBay
4.1

eBay

Senior Software Architect

$297,742

 /yr
Range: $176K - $300K

$176K

$300K

$175,972 - $299,869 Range

GE
4

GE

Senior Software Architect

$130,753

 /yr
Range: $102K - $171K

$102K

$171K

$102,131 - $171,364 Range

Pearson
3.7

Pearson

Senior Software Architect

$157,867

 /yr
Range: $113K - $173K

$113K

$173K

$112,703 - $172,884 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Senior Software Architect

$142,888

 /yr
Range: $116K - $194K

$116K

$194K

$115,695 - $193,534 Range

CarGurus
4

CarGurus

Senior Software Architect

$188,412

 /yr
Range: $121K - $198K

$121K

$198K

$121,040 - $198,454 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

Senior Software Architect

$144,612

 /yr
Range: $100K - $168K

$100K

$168K

$100,272 - $167,676 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Architect salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Architect is $151,658 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Architect salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 905 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Architect employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Architect in United States is $205,779 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Architect in United States is $111,771 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior software architect salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$175,000
per year
A Senior Applications Architect in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$190,000
per year
A Senior Software Architect in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$131,000
per year
A Sr. Software Architect in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $131,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Springfield, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$126,000
per year
A Senior Professional: Applications Architect in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $126,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Senior Software Architect in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Senior Software Architect in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$200,000
per year
A Senior Software Architect in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Senior Software Architect in the Harrisburg, PA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Harrisburg, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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