Senior Interactive Developers in the United States take home approximately $83K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Interactive Developers who answered the questionnnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Senior Interactive Developers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$67,375 - $114,929
MEDIAN: $83,329

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$67,375 - $114,929  
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$63,089 - $115,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Senior Interactive Developer

Senior interactive developers are responsible for creating and developing interactive programming applications on behalf of their organizations. They generally facilitate programming activities in a variety of interactive programming languages, and must be proficient with a range of code infrastructures and frameworks which provide needed interaction for applications.


Senior Interactive Developer Tasks

  • Create interactive websites using a variety of programming languages.
  • Work with project managers, back end developers, and other team members to deliver on-time results.
  • Test usability and customer requirements.

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Popular Skills for Senior Interactive Developer

Survey results imply that Senior Interactive Developers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Cascading Style Sheets, HTML, JavaScript, and HTML5 are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like PHP, ActionScript, and HTML5. It is often found that people who know HTML are also skilled in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Interactive Developer

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

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $79K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $87K. Senior Interactive Developers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $85K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,329

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For Senior Interactive Developers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Senior Interactive Developers will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+2 percent).

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Skills That Affect Senior Interactive Developer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%