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Web Engineer Salary

Median pay for Web Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $74K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Web Engineers. Men account for the majority of Web Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,487 - $103,526
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MEDIAN: $74,100
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$10.10 - $50.71
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,487 - $103,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $5,087  
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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$47,387 - $104,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $50.71  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,179 - $5,087  
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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$47,387 - $104,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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

  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Web Engineer


Web Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Java, JavaScript, Linux, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, PHP, and Web Development. The majority of those who know JavaScript also know HTML and PHP.

Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Web Engineers, 33 percent above the national average. Web Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+20 percent).

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Experience Affects Web Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 10%

National Average
$74,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 4%

PHP
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%