Senior Web Programmer Salary

The majority of Senior Web Programmers in the United States — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $51K to $129K per year, and the median is $79K annually. Most Senior Web Programmers report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (83 percent) of Senior Web Programmers who answered the questionnaire are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,341 - $129,755
$50K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,505
10%
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$0$129K
Salary $50,341 - $129,755
Bonus $204.26 - $19,574
Profit Sharing $4,500
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$50,675 - $129,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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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Many Senior Web Programmers move into a Senior Software Engineer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $94K per year.

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Popular Skills for Senior Web Programmer


Senior Web Programmers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Web Development, Java, and e-Commerce are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 17 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include HTML. Most people familiar with JavaScript also know SQL and HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Web Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Web Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Web Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Web Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Senior Web Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 19 salaries. A Senior Web Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Web Programmer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

▲15%

National Average
$77,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries


Java
▲17%

e-Commerce
▲14%

SQL
▲5%

PHP
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

▼3%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%
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