Web Programmer Salary

For Web Programmers, annual average wages total $51K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $5K, total cash payment to Web Programmers can bottom out at $30K or peak near $81K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — between a fifth and a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Job satisfaction for Web Programmers is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,412 - $75,517
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,357
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90%

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$11.24 - $50.11
(Median)
$11
$20
$50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,412 - $75,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$95.79 - $5,182  
Commission
$1,431  
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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$29,821 - $81,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $50.11  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $36.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Commission
$1,431  
Profit Sharing
$95.79 - $5,182  
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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$29,821 - $81,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Job Description for Web Programmer

Web programmers are experts in the field of web design. They design simple and complex, interactive websites.

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Web Programmer 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.

Common Career Paths for Web Programmer


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Web Programmers who transition into a Senior Software Engineer role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $93K per year. When Web Programmers are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Software Engineers or Senior Web Programmers. Those roles pay an additional $15K and $19K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Web Programmer


Survey results imply that Web Programmers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in SQL, ASP.NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and C# are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Visual Basic, and HTML. Those educated in HTML tend to be well versed in Web Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Programmer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Web Programmers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,348

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

With a pay rate for Web Programmers that is 39 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Web Programmers will also find cushy salaries in Phoenix (+32 percent), New York (+28 percent), Portland (+19 percent), and Madison (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Birmingham is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Web Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Web Programmer Salaries

SQL
up arrow 8%

ASP.NET
up arrow 6%


C#
up arrow 4%

MySQL
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 2%

jQuery
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

Web Development
0%

Linux
0%

National Average
$50,000

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 3%

PHP
up arrow 3%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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