Average PHP Developer Salary

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The average salary for a PHP Developer is $63,625.
MEDIAN $63,625
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$43k - $93k
$201 - $10k
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$204 - $10k
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$40k - $98k

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Popular Skills for PHP Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include jQuery, HTML5, JavaScript, MySQL and PHP.

Pay by Experience Level for PHP Developer

An entry-level PHP Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,568 based on 47 salaries. An early career PHP Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,554 based on 460 salaries. A mid-career PHP Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,017 based on 286 salaries. An experienced PHP Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,516 based on 182 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,210.
Employees with PHP Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.2% less), Houston, Texas (10.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.6% less).

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