Average Early-Career Web Developer with PHP Skills Salary

$51,526
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,301
Bonus
$1,500
Commission
$1,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer with PHP skills is $51,526.
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$36k
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$52k
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$73k
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MEDIAN $51,526
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Salary
$36k - $73k
Bonus
$123 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$207 - $8k
Commission
$983 - $2k
Total Pay
$31k - $73k

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Job Description for Web Developer

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.

Career Paths

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Web Developer
Senior Web Developer
Software Engineer
Front End Developer / Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

Skills in JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML5, Web Development and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Developer

An entry-level Web Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,234 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,384 based on 908 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,109 based on 512 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,562.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (1.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.7% less) and San Diego, California (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,651 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Mid Career
55.0%
Experienced
31.0%
Late Career
3.6%