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Senior Software Architect Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Senior Software Architects can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $122K) surpassing six figures annually. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$97,286 - $151,527
(Median)
$97K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $121,528
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$97,286 - $151,527  
   
Bonus
$3,886 - $23,616  
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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$106,348 - $175,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$138,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

SQL
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Software Architecture
up arrow 7%

HTML
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Java
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ASP.NET
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Java/J2EE
0%

National Average
$138,000

C#
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.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
12%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 12%
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