Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $125K per year on average. In the world of Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $29K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $25K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $96K and $183K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Senior Software Architects with Java/J2EE skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$93,067 - $162,903
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$93K
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MEDIAN: $125,266
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$51.06 - $146.81
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MEDIAN: $89.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$93,067 - $162,903  
   
Bonus
$619 - $29,277  
Profit Sharing
$1,226 - $25,447  
Total Pay (?
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$95,564 - $182,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$51.06 - $146.81  
   
Overtime
$70.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$619 - $29,277  
   
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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$95,564 - $182,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
72%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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