Web Engineer Salary

For Web Engineers, annual average wages total $73K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. For the most part, Web Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Web Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 85 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,035 - $119,519
$49K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,861
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$14.85 - $78.91
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$79
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$0$121K
Salary $49,035 - $119,519
Bonus $100.67 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$39,784 - $121,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $14.85 - $78.91
Overtime $67.50
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $100.67 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$39,784 - $121,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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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


Web Engineers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Angular.js, Java, Cascading Style Sheets, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SQL and Web Development. Those educated in JavaScript tend to be well versed in HTML and PHP.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,599

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

Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, Web Engineers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Web Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+15 percent).

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Key Stats for Web Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Web Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲32%

National Average
$72,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Angular.js
▲17%

Java
▲16%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲14%

HTML
▲7%

Linux
▲7%

▲5%

PHP
▲1%

National Average
$72,000


SQL
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 22%
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