Web Engineer Salary

Web Engineers in the United States take home approximately $77K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Web Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Web Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,344 - $112,518
$47K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,080
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$14.90 - $78.30
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,344 - $112,518  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$36,090 - $118,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $78.30  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$100.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$36,090 - $118,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Web Engineer

A web engineer must be up to date in multiple computer-related fields and applications. A web engineer’s tasks may involve such tasks as translating code and text to web format for the client. They may be required to take visual presentations and translate them to a vivid and clear web design format. Web engineers have to stay current when it comes to all of the latest technologies and formats. A web engineer must have experience with javascript, css, and html codes in regards to web development for a client. A knowledge of web architecture may also be needed in this position.

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Web Engineer Tasks

  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Web Engineer


Survey results imply that Web Engineers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Angular.js, Java, Cascading Style Sheets, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 12 percent. Those listing SQL as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Web Development and PHP also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know JavaScript also know HTML and PHP.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,884

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

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Web Engineers, 10 percent higher than the national average. Web Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+10 percent).

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Key Stats for Web Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Web Engineer Salaries

▲27%

▲26%

National Average
$75,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Angular.js
▲12%

Java
▲11%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲9%

HTML
▲3%

Linux
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$75,000

PHP
▼3%


SQL
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%
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