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Senior Web Programmer Salary

Senior Web Programmers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up nearly one-half of Senior Web Programmers. Pay fluctuates from $49K to $116K per year, but expected earnings average $72K per year. Total cash compensation to Senior Web Programmers bottoms out near $49K and approaches $116K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Men account for the majority of Senior Web Programmers who responded to the questionnaire — 89 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,851 - $103,129
(Median)
$49K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,100
10%
50%
90%

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$21.00 - $85.00
(Median)
$21
$41
$85
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,851 - $103,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,213  
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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$49,148 - $115,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$21.00 - $85.00  
   
Overtime
$2.03 - $81.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $10,213  
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).
)
$49,148 - $115,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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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Senior Web Programmers often transition into Senior Software Engineer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Software Engineers earn $93K per year.

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Popular Skills for Senior Web Programmer


Survey results show that Senior Web Programmers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Java, e-Commerce, and Web Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 14 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include PHP and HTML. Those proficient in Web Development are, more often than not, also skilled in SQL and HTML. Those proficient in JavaScript are, more often than not, also skilled in HTML and SQL.

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Experience Affects Senior Web Programmer Salaries


National Average
$75,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Programmer Salaries

Java
up arrow 21%

e-Commerce
up arrow 14%

Web Development
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 9%


National Average
$75,000

HTML
up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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