How much does a Software Architect make in the United States? The average Software Architect salary in the United States is $145,207 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $130,195 and $161,819. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Software Architect is responsible for design and development of new software or extensive software revisions for external customers. Serves as the top level technical expert by creating high-level architectural specifications and addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility. Being a Software Architect performs research on the potential project feasibility to management. Requires a bachelor's degree of Computer Science or a related field. Additionally, Software Architect typically reports to a manager or head of a department. Software Architect is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Software Architect typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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What does a Software Architect do?
Software Architect in Mcallen, TX
It’s the software architect’s job to lay out a clear and concise statement that includes goals and objectives that their plan outlines a solution for.
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Software Architect in Louisville, KY
Many roles in software development tend to be mislabeled as “architects.” Although these roles are just as vital, using incorrect definitions can lead to miscommunication and unrealistic expectations.
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Software Architect in Florence, SC
Since the architect guards quality, and the project manager guards time and budget, there are bound to be conflicts.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Software Architect in the United States. The base salary for Software Architect ranges from $130,195 to $161,819 with the average base salary of $145,207. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $134,743 to $175,754 with the average total cash compensation of $153,008.