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Software architect salary in United States

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

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Cash bonus
$10,000per year
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The average salary for a software architect is $129,138 per year in the United States and $10,000 cash bonus per year.6.7k salaries reported, updated at November 29, 2022

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Top companies for Software Architects in United States

  1. Deloitte
    11,053 reviews8 salaries reported
    $299,639per year
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Highest paying cities for Software Architects near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $152,979 per year
    261 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $151,683 per year
    120 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $143,159 per year
    269 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $141,011 per year
    148 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $138,642 per year
    191 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $137,426 per year
    205 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $137,337 per year
    109 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $134,825 per year
    76 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $134,638 per year
    160 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

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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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