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Software architect salary in United States

How much does a Software Architect make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $137,063
Low $94,754
High $198,263
Cash bonus
$10,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a software architect is $137,063 per year in the United States and $10,000 cash bonus per year.10.1k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Software Architects in United States

  1. Cisco Systems
    6,311 reviews20 salaries reported
    $168,710per year
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Highest paying cities for Software Architects near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $159,681 per year
    142 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $149,318 per year
    215 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $143,185 per year
    143 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $142,775 per year
    259 salaries reported
  2. Broomfield, CO
    $140,523 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $140,228 per year
    378 salaries reported
  1. Jersey City, NJ
    $129,114 per year
    212 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $128,484 per year
    272 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $123,470 per year
    91 salaries reported
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Where can a Software Architect earn more?

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Most common benefits for Software Architects

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 640 ratings

80% of Software Architects in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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