Senior Software Architect Salary with Java/J2EE skills

On average, Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills earn six-figure salaries ($125K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Total cash compensation to Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills approaches anywhere from $100K on the lower end to $184K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $23K from bonuses and upwards of $17K from profit sharing. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. For the most part, Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$97,387 - $159,735
(Median)
$97K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $124,532
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$50.84 - $138.09
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MEDIAN: $80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$97,387 - $159,735  
   
Bonus
$96.35 - $22,541  
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $16,968  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$100,241 - $183,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$50.84 - $138.09  
   
Overtime
$63.86 - $71.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$96.35 - $22,541  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $16,968  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$100,241 - $183,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect with Java/J2EE skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$136,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%
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