Senior Web Programmer Salary

Senior Web Programmers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $51K to $126K per year, median earnings come to $85K per year. The majority of Senior Web Programmers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Senior Web Programmers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,532 - $126,774
$51K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,500
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$50,916 - $126,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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 Senior Software Engineer roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $94K per year.

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Popular Skills for Senior Web Programmer


Survey results suggest that Senior Web Programmers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Web Development, Java, e-Commerce, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 18 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like HTML and JavaScript. The majority of those who know 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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

▲11%

National Average
$80,000

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries


Java
▲13%

e-Commerce
▲10%

SQL
▲1%

National Average
$80,000

PHP
▼2%

▼6%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%