PHP Web Developer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of PHP Web Developers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $57K per year nationwide. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Approximately one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and over one-half claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,370 - $88,241
$36K
$57K
$88K
MEDIAN: $56,554
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50%
90%

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$14.79 - $45.96
$15
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $24.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,370 - $88,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$35,191 - $89,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $45.96  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $66.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$35,191 - $89,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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

  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.

Common Career Paths for PHP Web Developer


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PHP Web Developers who transition into a Senior Software Engineer role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $94K per year. Career advancement for the typical PHP Web Developer often leads to becoming a Senior Web Developer or a PHP Developer; median salaries in these positions are $23K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for PHP Web Developer


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Drupal, Asynchronous Javascript and XML Web Development, Object Oriented Programming, and PHP are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Apache / Apache HTTP Server, Ajax, and SQL. Most people skilled in MySQL are similarly competent in JavaScript.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,870

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, PHP Web Developers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. PHP Web Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent) and Los Angeles (+10 percent). PHP Web Developers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — PHP Web Developers in St. Louis bring in salaries that are 36 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Seattle (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for PHP Web Developer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects PHP Web Developer Salaries

▲38%

▲19%

National Average
$56,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect PHP Web Developer Salaries

Drupal
▲10%


PHP
▼0%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▼0%

National Average
$56,000


▼2%

▼3%

▼4%


▼5%


▼8%

SQL
▼8%

▼9%

Apache / Apache HTTP Server
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 32%