Average Experienced Solutions Architect Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$127,001
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,745
Bonus
$30,000
Commission
$4,045
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The average salary for an Experienced Solutions Architect in Chicago, Illinois is $127,001.
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$99k
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$152k
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MEDIAN $127,001
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Salary
$99k - $152k
Bonus
$5k - $29k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $6k
Commission
$13k - $36k
Total Pay
$104k - $178k

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Job Description for Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect Tasks
  • Act as the lead for the translation of business objectives and requirements into functional solutions.
  • Prepare and document testing requirements as well as all test data.
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and identify areas for process improvements.
  • Prioritize goals and objectives, and monitor the work of others.
  • Design and develop technical solutions based on existing technologies.

Career Paths

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Solutions Architect
Senior Solutions Architect
Enterprise Architect, IT
Information Technology (IT) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Solutions Architect

Skills in Enterprise Solutions, Cloud Computing, System Architecture and IT Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Architecture.

Pay by Experience Level for Solutions Architect

An early career Solutions Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $94,768 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Solutions Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,475 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,314.
Employees with Solutions Architect in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.4% more) and New York, New York (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.6% less) and Houston, Texas (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Early Career
28.0%
Mid Career
36.0%
Late Career
36.0%