Software Architect salary in the United States

Average salary
$146,000/yr
Based on 2,671 income tax records
$77,500
$362,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$99K
 
$128K
 
$146K
 
$152K
 
$158K
$77,500
$362,500
How much do Software Architects make?
The average total salary for a Software Architect is $146,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,671 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Software Architect and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Software Architect salary can vary between $77,500 to $362,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Software Architect salary by location

Software Architect salary by company

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Software Architect demographics in United States

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24% are single
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76% are married
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62% have kids
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72% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Software Architects in United States

2,671 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a software architect in the United States is $146,000 per year. Software architect salaries in the United States can vary between $77,500 to $362,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,671 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as software architect.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for software architects in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($251,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($216,500 a year), and Boulder Metro Area, CO ($216,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.