Information Technology (IT) Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Information Technology (IT) Architect in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $117,859 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Cloud Computing is associated with high pay for this job.

$77,267 - $139,975
$77K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $116,636
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$0$159K
Salary $77,267 - $139,975
Bonus $1,021 - $29,361
Profit Sharing $13,500
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$83,088 - $159,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Information Technology (IT) Architect Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 26 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Architect

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲5%

National Average
$123,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼46%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Architect Salaries

Cloud Computing
▲24%

UNIX
▲6%

SQL
▲4%

National Average
$123,000

Java
▼2%

System Architecture
▼6%

Cisco Networking
▼7%

Project Management
▼8%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼10%

Network Management / Administration
▼10%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼12%

IT Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: