The average salary for a Senior Web Developer is $87,451.
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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. Aspiring senior web developers should be proficient i…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Web Developer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Web Developer are from the companies Adage Technologies, Razorfish and Stanford University. Reported salaries are highest at Razorfish where the average pay is $101,246. Adage Technologies pays the lowest at around $78,434.
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Popular Skills for Senior Web Developer
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Web Developer
An early career Senior Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,139 based on 531 salaries. A mid-career Senior Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,607 based on 1,236 salaries. An experienced Senior Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,931 based on 1,091 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,455.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.6% more) and New York, New York (11.1% more).
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