Senior Web Programmer Salary

Just below three-fifths of Senior Web Programmers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $52K to $123K per year, and the average comes out to $77K per year. Job satisfaction for Senior Web Programmers is high. The vast majority (87 percent) of Senior Web Programmers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$50,585 - $110,098
(Median)
$51K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,564
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50%
90%

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$25.69 - $86.55
(Median)
$26
$53
$87
MEDIAN: $53.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,585 - $110,098  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,594  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$51,598 - $122,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$25.69 - $86.55  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,594  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$51,598 - $122,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

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 $93K on average.

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Popular Skills for Senior Web Programmer


Survey results imply that Senior Web Programmers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Java, Web Development, e-Commerce, and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP and HTML. Most people experienced in SQL also know JavaScript.

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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries


National Average
$84,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 8%

Web Development
up arrow 7%

e-Commerce
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

National Average
$84,000

HTML
up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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