Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Architect make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$144,151 / yrTotal Pay
$125,907 / yrBase Pay
$18,244 / yrAdditional Pay

$144,151

 / yr
$83K$306K
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The estimated total pay for a Software Architect is $144,151 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $125,907 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,244 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Software Architect?

Some related job titles are Enterprise Architect Salaries with median pay of $149,223, Senior Software Developer Salaries with median pay of $126,184, Software Manager Salaries with median pay of $148,417, Staff Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $161,005.

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CGI
3.8

CGI

Software Architect

$148,927

 /yr
Range: $95K - $209K

$95K

$209K

$94,832 - $208,811 Range

Tech Mahindra
3.6

Tech Mahindra

Software Architect

$106,239

 /yr
Range: $83K - $256K

$83K

$256K

$82,932 - $255,722 Range

Mphasis
3.7

Mphasis

Software Architect

$103,020

 /yr
Range: $71K - $156K

$71K

$156K

$70,563 - $156,337 Range

UST
4.0

UST

Software Architect

$113,080

 /yr
Range: $83K - $195K

$83K

$195K

$83,294 - $195,421 Range

PwC
3.9

PwC

Software Architect

$117,723

 /yr
Range: $100K - $249K

$100K

$249K

$99,953 - $248,773 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Software Architect

$172,164

 /yr
Range: $100K - $247K

$100K

$247K

$100,000 - $246,843 Range

Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Software Architect

$161,947

 /yr
Range: $101K - $250K

$101K

$250K

$100,972 - $250,000 Range

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Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Software Architect

$221,507

 /yr
Range: $152K - $340K

$152K

$340K

$152,151 - $339,796 Range

Tanisha Systems
4.2

Tanisha Systems

Software Architect

$107,872

 /yr
Range: $82K - $131K

$82K

$131K

$81,630 - $131,343 Range

Cadence Design Systems
4.4

Cadence Design Systems

Software Architect

$224,037

 /yr
Range: $182K - $256K

$182K

$256K

$181,883 - $256,292 Range

Innominds Software
3.8

Innominds Software

Software Architect

$123,240

 /yr
Range: $97K - $126K

$97K

$126K

$97,089 - $125,627 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Architect

$156,385

 /yr
Range: $132K - $207K

$132K

$207K

$132,026 - $206,827 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Software Architect

$181,592

 /yr
Range: $116K - $209K

$116K

$209K

$115,502 - $208,791 Range

Birlasoft
3.7

Birlasoft

Software Architect

$87,534

 /yr
Range: $68K - $111K

$68K

$111K

$67,765 - $110,617 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

$112,589

 /yr
Range: $97K - $146K

$97K

$146K

$96,862 - $145,648 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Software Architect

$275,742

 /yr
Range: $206K - $329K

$206K

$329K

$206,015 - $329,431 Range

CIGNEX Datamatics
3.8

CIGNEX Datamatics

Software Architect

$100,020

 /yr
Range: $86K - $135K

$86K

$135K

$85,593 - $135,298 Range

CEI
3.6

CEI

Software Architect

$140,046

 /yr
Range: $134K - $174K

$134K

$174K

$134,444 - $173,657 Range

Randstad US
3.9

Randstad US

Software Architect

$145,170

 /yr
Range: $123K - $201K

$123K

$201K

$122,836 - $201,004 Range

Virtusa
3.7

Virtusa

Software Architect

$132,539

 /yr
Range: $54K - $144K

$54K

$144K

$53,566 - $144,211 Range

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$195,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$8,000/yr

9 days ago by a Software Architect with more than 15 years of experience

$96,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Software Architect with more than 15 years of experience

$203,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Software Architect with more than 15 years of experience

$175,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Application Architect with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$250,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Software Architect with 4 to 6 years of experience

$10,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Software Architect with 10 to 14 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$45,000/yr

11 days ago by a Application Architect with more than 15 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$17,000/yr

11 days ago by a Platform Architect with 4 to 6 years of experience

$128,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Software Architect with 10 to 14 years of experience

$155,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

11 days ago by a Software Architect with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Architect salaries

The national average salary for a Software Architect is $134,222 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Architect salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5920 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Architect employees.

The highest salary for a Software Architect in United States is $194,330 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Architect in United States is $92,705 per year.

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