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Web Engineer Salary

The average Web Engineer in the United States earns approximately $75K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (82 percent) of Web Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,555 - $104,546
(Median)
$49K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,941
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90%

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$10.26 - $49.79
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$10
$26
$50
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,555 - $104,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,323  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $5,000  
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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$46,373 - $105,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $49.79  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $50.00  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,323  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $5,000  
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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$46,373 - $105,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Java, Linux, JavaScript, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL, PHP, and Web Development. It is often found that people who know JavaScript are also skilled in HTML and PHP.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Web Engineers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 35 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 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Java
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 6%


PHP
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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