Senior Interactive Developer Salary

For Senior Interactive Developers, yearly average wages total $80K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The vast majority of Senior Interactive Developers (82 percent) survey respondents are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,958 - $111,322
MEDIAN: $80,275

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$52,047 - $117,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Senior Interactive Developer

Senior Interactive Developers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript, HTML, and PHP are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like ActionScript, HTML5, and PHP. Those educated in Cascading Style Sheets tend to be well versed in HTML.

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 $82K. Senior Interactive Developers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $81K. For some reason, Senior Interactive Developers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,314

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Senior Interactive Developers, 25 percent higher than the national average. Senior Interactive Developers will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+6 percent).

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Skills That Affect Senior Interactive Developer Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


18 %
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%