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Average Senior Web Developer Salary

$87,983
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,829
Bonus
$14,750
Commission
$3,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Web Developer is $87,983.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$88k
90%
$121k
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What Do Senior Web Developers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Web Developer

4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Web Developer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Web Developer are from the companies Adage Technologies, Stanford University and Wells Fargo & Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Stanford University where the average pay is $108,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Razorfish, earning around $101,246. Adage Technologies pays the lowest at around $80,306. Wells Fargo & Co. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $100,000.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Web Developers?

Skills in JavaScript and Web Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and PHP.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Web Developers?

An early career Senior Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,980 based on 259 salaries. A mid-career Senior Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,590 based on 822 salaries. An experienced Senior Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,696 based on 848 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,057.
Employees with Senior Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,135 survey responses.
Early Career
12.1%
Mid Career
38.5%
Experienced
39.7%
Late Career
9.6%