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Senior Software Architect Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Wages for Senior Software Architects in Chicago are generous, with average pay above six figures ($120K) per year. Job satisfaction for Senior Software Architects in Chicago, Ill. is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$96,411 - $150,683
(Median)
$96K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $120,103
10%
50%
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$96,411 - $150,683  
   
Bonus
$3,904 - $23,358  
Profit Sharing
$3,931 - $10,174  
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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$105,513 - $176,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$137,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

SQL
up arrow 12%

Software Architecture
up arrow 8%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 5%

Java
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ASP.NET
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C#
0%

Java/J2EE
0%

National Average
$137,000

.NET
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
68%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 11%