$86,566
Avg. Salary
$44.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,019

Bonus

$3,084

Profit Sharing

$22,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Web Developer is $44.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Web Developer is $86,566 per year.

$22.07
10%
$44.81
50%
$76.36
90%
MEDIAN $44.81
$59k
10%
$87k
50%
$119k
90%
MEDIAN $86,566
$59,284 - $118,877
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$120K
MEDIAN: $86,566
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90%

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$22.07 - $76.36
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$0$126K
Salary $59,284 - $118,877
Bonus $654 - $10,976
Profit Sharing $508 - $12,427
Commission $22,500
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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$58,781 - $126,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,415
Hourly Data $0$96
Hourly Rate $22.07 - $76.36
Overtime $16.11 - $96.85
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $654 - $10,976
Commission $22,500
Profit Sharing $508 - $12,427
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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$58,781 - $126,037
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 260

Job Description for Senior Web Developer

Senior web developers are employed in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals and information technology (IT). Most employers prefer candidates who have at least a bachelor's degree in computer technology, although some companies may allow experience to compensate for formal education. Most employers also prefer applicants who have at least 4 years of experience in web design, web software management, and/or technical web support.

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Senior Web Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

Common Career Paths for Senior Web Developer


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Senior Web Developers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Chief Technology Officer. The latter position pays an average of $148K annually. Senior Web Developers most often move into positions as Senior Software Engineers or Senior Software Architects; those groups report median salaries that are $20K higher and $35K higher, respectively.

Senior Web Developer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Web Developer


Senior Web Developers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Angular.js, ASP.NET Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include PHP, HTML, and Cascading Style Sheets. Skill sets containing JavaScript also tend to include Web Development, HTML, and PHP. Most people familiar with Cascading Style Sheets also know HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Web Developer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Web Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Web Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 344 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Web Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 794 salaries. An experienced Senior Web Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 708 salaries. A Senior Web Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 100 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,197

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

For those looking to make money, Senior Web Developers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Senior Web Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Bethesda (+17 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent).

Senior Web Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Web Developer?

Senior Web Developer in Concord:
"Working from home is convient."
Pros: When I had to commute to SF it was a long commute. But the last few years I've been working form home and that is just fine.
Cons: I never get to go out on the town because there isn't anything to do in Concord and SF is far enough away to make it enough work that I don't do it anymore.

Senior Web Developer in Atlanta:
"Practicality."
Learn the key responsibilities that are needed for your career adopt and marry those responsibilities to who you are, skills and talents and what you want out of the job and consequently what you want to do and the impact you want to have and leave.

Senior Web Developer in Highland Park:
Learn as many technologies as you can.

Senior Web Developer in San Jose:
"Keep up your chops."
Be aware of the latest technology, but don't be too quick to adopt it. Try to target tech that is here to stay and not just a fad.

Senior Web Developer in Des Moines:
"Spindustry = Work = Home."
I truly feel at home in this current position.

Senior Web Developer in Arlington:
"The Web Is Always Evolving."
The web is forever changing. Try to not get too specialized at one thing/language. Try to learn things, like information architecture, that can't be outsourced to India or China. Communicating your daily status to project managers is a key ingredient to being part of a successful team.

Senior Web Developer in Iselin:
"Challenging Career In Web Development."
Continue learning new skills and expanding your skills. Software development should not be just a career but a hobby as well.

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Key Stats for Senior Web Developer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 425 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Senior Web Developer Salaries

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$88,000

▼4%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Web Developer Salaries

▲9%




SQL
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$88,000

JavaScript
▼1%

C#
▼2%


▼3%

▼4%

▼4%


PHP
▼7%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 425 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%