Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Cloud Architect make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$216,740 / yrTotal Pay
$137,714 / yrBase Pay
$79,026 / yrAdditional Pay

$216,740

 / yr
$133K$362K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Cloud Architect is $216,740 per year in the Chicago, IL area, with an average salary of $137,714 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $79,026 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Cloud Engineer in Chicago, IL

$172,869 /yr
Cloud Engineer
$159,267 /yr
Cloud Engineer Senior Staff
$141,209 /yr
Cloud Engineer II
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Related Job Titles

For Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL

Some related job titles are Cloud Solution Architect Salaries with median pay of $218,408, Cloud Computing Salaries with median pay of $105,140, Devops Engineer Salaries with median pay of $145,364, Enterprise Architect Salaries with median pay of $230,261.

Top Paying Companies

For a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL. Employers include Molex, IBM and SoftServe.

1
Molex
$290,851/yr
2
IBM
$286,659/yr

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$286,659

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$277,378

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$23,345

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$290,851

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$282,747

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$273,375

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Top Paying Industries

For a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL

The top 2 paying industries for a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL are Information Technology with a median total pay of $286,659 and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $277,378.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$286,659

    1% Higher than other industries

  • Management & ConsultingManagement & Consulting$277,378

    3% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Cloud Architect are Molex, IBM, and SoftServe.

MolexMolex$290,851/yr
IBMIBM$286,659/yr
SoftServeSoftServe$280,138/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

For cloud architect in Chicago, IL

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$142,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 4-6 years

$112,500

/yr

$110K | $3K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
AWS Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$96,000

/yr

$95K | $1K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Cloud Migration Specialist

Chicago, IL

 | 4-6 years

$89,250

/yr

$85K | $4K

Submitted 3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$114,900

/yr

$111K | $4K

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 10-14 years

$117,000

/yr

$115K | $2K

Submitted 4 days ago

10-14 years
4 days ago
Cloud Engineer

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted 4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Cloud Architect

Chicago, IL

 | 1-3 years

$160,000

/yr

Submitted 5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Cloud Architect

Chicago, IL

 | 7-9 years

$220,000

/yr

$200K | $20K

Submitted 6 days ago

7-9 years
6 days ago

Cloud Architect pay FAQ in Chicago, IL

The average salary for a Cloud Architect is $137,714 per year in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 820 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cloud Architect employees in Chicago, IL.

The highest salary for a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL is $217,712 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cloud Architect in Chicago, IL is $87,111 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Cloud Architect or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Cloud Architect.