PHP Developer Salary

The average pay for a PHP Developer is $59,378 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Apache / Apache HTTP Server is associated with high pay for this job.
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$38,885 - $88,741
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,377
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90%

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$14.41 - $50.68
(Median)
$14
$24
$51
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,885 - $88,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,111  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,149  
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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$36,211 - $94,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 630
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$18.20 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,111  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,149  
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).
)
$36,211 - $94,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for PHP Developer

PHP is a flexible and powerful scripting language that computer programmers use, especially in the development of web-related tools, applications, and services. A PHP developer is simply someone who performs this work as part of a team within a company.

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PHP Developer Tasks

  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.

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Pay by Experience Level for PHP Developer

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What is it like working as a PHP Developer?

PHP Developer in San Diego:
"A Great Place To Get Your Foot In The Door."
Pros: It's a casual work environment with sincere honest people. A real team atmosphere. I feel like my co-workers are my friends. Free lunch. Overtime pay when the workload demands it.
Cons: No vacation, management is somewhat disorganized, a bit behind in development practices (though improvements are being made). Cramped work space.

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Experience Affects PHP Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%



National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect PHP Developer Salaries

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
up arrow 28%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 1%

jQuery
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$59,000

PHP
up arrow 2%

MySQL
up arrow 2%

HTML5
up arrow 2%


Drupal
up arrow 5%

C#
up arrow 6%

up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 15%

ASP.NET
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%
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