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How Much Does a Senior Web Developer Earn In The United States?

Senior Web Developer Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$77,000
$100,000
$129,000
Senior web developers in the United States make an average salary of $100,193 per year or $48.17 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level senior web developer salary is roughly $77,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $129,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and finance companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out media, retail, and technology companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Virginia, Washington, New Jersey, and South Carolina provide the highest senior web developer salaries.
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Where Senior Web Developers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where senior web developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Senior Web Developers Earn In Different Cities?

While a senior web developer can average a salary of $100,193 per year, or $48.17 per hour, there are many opportunities for senior web developers to make more. For example, in San Mateo, CA you might make $114,039 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, Piscataway, NJ and Columbia, SC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Mateo, CA where the average starting salary is $77,000. The highest paying states for senior web developers include California, Virginia and Washington. Meanwhile, Mississippi, Maine, and Iowa offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. San Mateo, CA
$114,039
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k
2. Washington, DC
$104,762
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k
3. Piscataway, NJ
$100,269
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k
4. Columbia, SC
$97,379
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k
5. Philadelphia, PA
$95,957
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k
6. Framingham, MA
$95,583
Avg. Salary
$64k
$139k

High Paying Senior Web Developer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Senior Web Developers The Most?

To earn a high income as a senior web developer, working for VMware or Adobe might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Mouser Electronics and ServiceNow report highly competitive wages for senior web developers.
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Avg. Salary
$121k
$157k
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$121k
$157k
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$121k
$157k
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$121k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$121k
$157k
Avg. Salary
$121k
$157k

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Senior Web Developer Salary History

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    How Much Do Senior Web Developers Make In Different Industries?

    Senior web developer salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with media, retail, and technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a senior web developer can make a yearly salary of $119,053 while working for media companies. All the while, other senior web developers are making $114,693 at retail companies and $106,856 at technology companies. One industry senior web developers may want to avoid is the transportation industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $98,495.
    1. Media
    $119,053
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k
    2. Retail
    $114,693
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k
    3. Technology
    $106,856
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k
    4. Finance
    $106,216
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k
    5. Health Care
    $105,717
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k
    6. Manufacturing
    $105,562
    Avg. Salary
    $85k
    $128k

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