Wages for Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($126K) per year. Cash earnings of Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills can occasionally include $27K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $95K to almost $180K. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most 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. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$92,031 - $162,749
$92K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $126,189
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$50.68 - $147.95
$51
$89
$150
MEDIAN: $88.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$92,031 - $162,749  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $26,502  
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $25,447  
Total Pay (?
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$94,597 - $179,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$50.68 - $147.95  
   
Overtime
$120.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$257.60 - $26,502  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $25,447  
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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$94,597 - $179,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Senior Software Architect

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
23%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$137,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
73%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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