Senior Web Programmer Salary

Senior Web Programmers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $74K annually on average but can range from $50K to $117K per year. Most Senior Web Programmers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The vast majority of Senior Web Programmers (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$49,300 - $104,270
(Median)
$49K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,745
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50%
90%

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$20.86 - $85.57
(Median)
$21
$42
$86
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,300 - $104,270  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $9,944  
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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$49,692 - $117,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$20.86 - $85.57  
   
Overtime
$2.01 - $82.44  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $9,944  
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).
)
$49,692 - $117,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Senior Web Programmer

  • 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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Senior Web Programmers may enjoy increased earnings if they become Senior Software Engineers. This seems to be a popular career move, and Senior Software Engineer earn a slightly higher median of $93K annually.

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Popular Skills for Senior Web Programmer


Survey results suggest that Senior Web Programmers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Java, e-Commerce, Web Development, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include HTML and PHP. Those familiar with JavaScript also tend to know HTML and SQL. Most people skilled in Web Development are similarly competent in SQL and HTML.

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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries


National Average
$79,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 14%

e-Commerce
up arrow 11%

Web Development
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

National Average
$79,000

PHP
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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