The average pay for a PHP Developer is $61,906 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Asynchronous Javascript and XML (Ajax) Web Development and C++.
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$40,682 - $92,542
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$93K
MEDIAN: $61,906
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$13.91 - $50.13
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MEDIAN: $25.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,682 - $92,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,890  
Profit Sharing
$22.30 - $6,411  
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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$39,732 - $95,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 554
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $50.13  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $65.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,890  
   
Profit Sharing
$22.30 - $6,411  
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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$39,732 - $95,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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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

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Pay by Experience Level for PHP Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,638

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PHP Developer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for PHP Developer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects PHP Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect PHP Developer Salaries

Asynchronous Javascript and XML (Ajax) Web Development
up arrow 18%

C++
up arrow 12%

up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 5%

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National Average
$62,000

PHP
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C# Programming Language
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C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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