Senior Software Architect with Java/J2EE Skills Salary

Wages for Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($125K) per year. Total cash earnings of Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills range from $100K on the low end to $184K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $25K and $20K, respectively. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$97,469 - $160,720
(Median)
$97K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $124,673
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$51.52 - $135.74
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$52
$80
$140
MEDIAN: $80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$97,469 - $160,720  
   
Bonus
$175.00 - $25,253  
Profit Sharing
$2,936 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
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$100,061 - $183,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$51.52 - $135.74  
   
Overtime
$68.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$175.00 - $25,253  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,936 - $20,134  
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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$100,061 - $183,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
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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 45 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
66%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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