Software Developer with PHP Skills Salary

The average Software Developer with PHP skills earns approximately $63K per year. Cash earnings of Software Developers with PHP skills can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $40K to almost $98K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,050 - $94,180
$44K
$63K
$94K
MEDIAN: $63,196
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$14.67 - $60.00
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$24
$60
MEDIAN: $24.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,050 - $94,180  
   
Bonus
$477.02 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $10,067  
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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$40,093 - $98,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 654
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.67 - $60.00  
   
Overtime
$22.23 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$477.02 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $10,067  
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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$40,093 - $98,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 581 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 103 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,876

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Software Developers with PHP skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 67 percent above the national average. Software Developers with PHP skills will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+49 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), San Diego (+23 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 32 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Omaha (28 percent lower) and Oklahoma City (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲29%

▲17%

National Average
$63,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 20%