Senior Web Programmer Salary

Senior Web Programmers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $50K to $117K per year, median earnings come to $75K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Senior Web Programmers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Senior Web Programmers (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,400 - $105,004

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$20.86 - $85.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,400 - $105,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
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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$49,806 - $116,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
   
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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$49,806 - $116,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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.

Common Career Paths for Senior Web Programmer


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Many Senior Web Programmers advance into a slightly higher-paying Senior Software Engineer position. Average compensation for Senior Software Engineers is $93K.

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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, skills in Java, e-Commerce, Web Development, and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML and PHP. The majority of those who know JavaScript also know HTML and SQL. Those familiar with Web Development tend to be well versed in SQL and HTML.

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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries


National Average
$81,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 12%

e-Commerce
up arrow 9%

Web Development
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 4%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

National Average
$81,000

PHP
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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