Web Engineer Salary

Median pay for Web Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $74K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Web Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Web Engineers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,884 - $117,283
$49K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,155
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$14.90 - $78.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,884 - $117,283  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $14,795  
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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$37,511 - $119,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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
$101.37 - $14,795  
   
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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$37,511 - $119,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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 suggest that Web Engineers put a wide range of professional skills 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 13 percent and 16 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include SQL and Web Development. The majority of those who know JavaScript also know HTML and PHP.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,109

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

Web Engineers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 14 percent. Web Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+14 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 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Web Engineer Salaries

▲31%

▲31%

National Average
$72,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Web Engineer Salaries

Angular.js
▲16%

Java
▲15%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
▲13%

HTML
▲6%

Linux
▲6%

▲5%

PHP
▼0%

National Average
$72,000


SQL
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%
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