$62,655
Avg. Salary
$24.54
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,015

Bonus

$1,983

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a PHP Developer is $24.54 per hour.

The average pay for a PHP Developer is $62,655 per year.

$13.29
10%
$24.54
50%
$50.47
90%
MEDIAN $24.54
$41k
10%
$63k
50%
$95k
90%
MEDIAN $62,655
$41,058 - $95,230
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MEDIAN: $62,655
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$13.29 - $50.47
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$0$98K
Salary $41,058 - $95,230
Bonus $99.73 - $9,983
Profit Sharing $395 - $7,096
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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$39,830 - $98,352
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 887
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $13.29 - $50.47
Overtime $19.38 - $65.10
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $99.73 - $9,983
Profit Sharing $395 - $7,096
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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$39,830 - $98,352
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 193

Job Description for PHP Developer

PHP is a flexible and powerful scripting language that computer programmers use, especially in the development of web-related tools, applications, and services. A PHP developer is simply someone who performs this work as part of a team within a company.

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Common Career Paths for PHP Developer


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PHP Developers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Senior Web Developer. The latter position pays an average of $79K annually.

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Popular Skills for PHP Developer


PHP Developers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Asynchronous Javascript and XML Web Development, C++, SQL, and Drupal are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 15 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like C# Programming Language, C#, and HTML. Those educated in MySQL tend to be well versed in JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for PHP Developer

Pay by Experience for a PHP Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level PHP Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 391 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A PHP Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 260 salaries. An experienced PHP Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 128 salaries. A PHP Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

16%

16%

-6%

-13%

-21%

National Average: $62,038

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

PHP Developers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 45 percent. PHP Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+20 percent), Boca Raton (+19 percent), New York (+16 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). Compared to the national average, Pittsburgh PHP Developers have considerably lower salaries, 35 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Orlando (21 percent less) and Chicago (13 percent less).

PHP Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a PHP Developer?

PHP Developer in New York:
"Constant learning."
Pros: New day new work.
Cons: Same domain, stress.

PHP Developer in San Diego:
"A Great Place To Get Your Foot In The Door."
Pros: It's a casual work environment with sincere honest people. A real team atmosphere. I feel like my co-workers are my friends. Free lunch. Overtime pay when the workload demands it.
Cons: No vacation, management is somewhat disorganized, a bit behind in development practices (though improvements are being made). Cramped work space.

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Key Stats for PHP Developer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects PHP Developer Salaries

▲39%

▲26%

▲13%

National Average
$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect PHP Developer Salaries


C++
▲11%

SQL
▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$62,000

Linux
▼1%

Wordpress
▼1%

PHP
▼3%

▼3%

▼4%

▼5%

▼7%


▼12%

C#
▼14%

C# Programming Language
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%