Web Engineer Salary

Average Web Engineers in the United States make around $76K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Web Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Web Engineers (83 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,314 - $105,624
(Median)
$49K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,183
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90%

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$14.54 - $51.52
(Median)
$15
$26
$52
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,314 - $105,624  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$48,355 - $108,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$48,355 - $108,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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


Survey results suggest that Web Engineers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Cascading Style Sheets and Java are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate 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

National Average: $74,687

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

For those looking to make money, Web Engineers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Web Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+14 percent).

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Experience Affects Web Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 35%

Java
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000


PHP
up arrow 13%

SQL
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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