Senior Web Programmer Salary

Senior Web Programmers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — approximately two in three have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $51K to $122K per year, median earnings come to $85K per year. Most Senior Web Programmers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$50,721 - $122,449
$51K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,500
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$50,721 - $122,449  
   
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$249.17 - $19,392  
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$51,303 - $122,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Senior Web Programmer

  • 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 Senior Web Programmer


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A lot of Senior Web Programmers move on to become Senior Software Engineers, that group gets paid a slightly higher $94K on average.

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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, Web Development, e-Commerce, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 11 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like JavaScript, PHP, and HTML. Those proficient in JavaScript are, more often than not, also skilled in SQL and HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Web Programmer

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


Senior Web Programmers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $63K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $75K. For Senior Web Programmers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $92K. Senior Web Programmers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $122K.

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Key Stats for Senior Web Programmer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

▲15%

National Average
$79,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Java
▲14%

e-Commerce
▲11%

Web Development
▲11%

National Average
$79,000

SQL
▼1%

HTML
▼10%

PHP
▼12%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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