PHP Web Developer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a PHP Web Developer is $50,489 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Drupal is associated with high pay for this job.
PHP Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$34,556 - $73,222
(Median)
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61K
73K
MEDIAN: $50,489
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PHP Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $41.34
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,556 - $73,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,970  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $4,832  
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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$31,442 - $78,096  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $41.34  
   
Overtime
$17.96 - $40.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $4,832  
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).
)
$31,442 - $78,096  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,150
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Job Description for PHP Web Developer

A PHP web developer works with that programming language to implement an organization’s web design and help establish its web presence. While some design elements may figure into a PHP web developer’s job, much of his or her work revolves around bringing the vision of a web designer or design team to reality. Additionally, the PHP web developer works with the web site’s infrastructure on all consumer functions it is expected to fulfill. The development of these consumer-related functions may be as simple as implementing contact forms or formats or as extensive as developing a full e-commerce solution for the company’s website. In that latter case, the PHP web developer must be familiar with developing secure web solutions for business and sales transactions and understand how to create an infrastructure that supports these needs.
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PHP Web Developer Tasks
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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National Average
$50,000
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Experience Affects PHP Web Developer Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect PHP Web Developer Salaries

Drupal
up arrow 20%
Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
up arrow 5%
jQuery
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
PHP
0%
MySQL
0%
Wordpress
0%
National Average
$50,000
Ajax
up arrow 1%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
Web Development
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Apache / Apache HTTP Server
up arrow 6%
Linux
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 277 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 26%
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