Web Programmer Salary

Web Programmers in the United States pull down an average of $50K per year. Overall cash earnings for Web Programmers stretch from $28K on the lower end to $79K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — around one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The majority of Web Programmers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,777 - $73,914
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,113
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50%
90%

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$10.92 - $46.83
(Median)
$11
$20
$47
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,777 - $73,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$50.13 - $7,000  
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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$28,485 - $78,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 465
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.92 - $46.83  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $36.63  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.13 - $7,000  
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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$28,485 - $78,824  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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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. The most common next step for a Web Programmer is to become a Software Engineer or a Senior Web Programmer. The former position pays an additional $17K per year on average, and the latter position pays $21K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Web Programmer


Survey takers working as Web Programmers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Active Server Pages, e-Commerce, C#, and MySQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 14 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use and HTML. Most people experienced in HTML also know Web Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Programmer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Web Programmers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $44K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $55K. Web Programmers see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $66K.

Pay Difference by Location


Web Programmers will find that Phoenix offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Web Programmers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+35 percent), New York (+32 percent), Houston (+28 percent), and Portland (+23 percent).

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Experience Affects Web Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Web Programmer Salaries


e-Commerce
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 8%

MySQL
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

PHP
up arrow 1%

Web Development
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

jQuery
up arrow 2%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 3%

up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 24%
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