Senior Software Architect in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Median pay for Senior Software Architects in Chicago, Ill. is around $138K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and almost all earn vision coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$101,831 - $155,566
$100K
$140K
$160K
MEDIAN: $138,683
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Salary $101,831 - $155,566
Bonus $4,966 - $29,617
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$108,863 - $182,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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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%

Senior Software Architect Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Architect

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Architect Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$146,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Architect Salaries

HTML
▲3%

Java
▲3%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲3%

SQL
▲2%

C# Programming Language
▲2%

ASP.NET Framework
▲1%


National Average
$146,000

Java/J2EE
▼2%

JavaScript
▼5%

.NET
▼5%

C#
▼13%

ASP.NET
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
74%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 97%
no benefits
None: 3%
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