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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Senior Web Developer Salary

$101,729 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$48.91 hourly

Entry level Salary
$76,000 yearly
$76,000
10 %
$101,729
Median
$134,000
90 %

How much does a Senior Web Developer make?

Senior web developers make $101,729 per year on average, or $48.91 per hour, in the United States. Senior web developers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $76,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $134,000.

Location impacts how much a senior web developer can expect to make. Senior web developers make the most in California, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and Arizona.

Highest Paying States For Senior Web Developers

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

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Senior Web Developer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Montana$113,372$54.51300
2Oregon$112,968$54.311,318
3Washington$120,980$58.161,789
4California$126,586$60.867,661
5Idaho$105,041$50.50385
6North Dakota$104,326$50.16201
7Nevada$105,356$50.65466
8Pennsylvania$100,154$48.152,804
9Arizona$108,243$52.041,196
10Colorado$104,524$50.251,418
11Virginia$99,900$48.033,345
12Utah$97,282$46.77922
13New Jersey$100,223$48.182,359
14Minnesota$97,901$47.071,494
15Massachusetts$99,023$47.612,358
16South Dakota$99,928$48.04191
17Texas$95,181$45.764,456
18New York$98,980$47.592,919
19District of Columbia$97,632$46.94825
20New Mexico$93,537$44.97443
21South Carolina$98,404$47.31570
22Wyoming$91,380$43.93126
23Maryland$95,440$45.881,987
24North Carolina$89,340$42.952,228
25Kansas$91,223$43.86626
26New Hampshire$90,646$43.58376
27Delaware$89,952$43.25336
28Ohio$88,401$42.502,189
29Indiana$89,488$43.021,260
30Wisconsin$91,154$43.82992
31Rhode Island$87,066$41.86409
32Alaska$95,137$45.74159
33Michigan$89,539$43.051,428
34Illinois$89,344$42.952,570
35Connecticut$92,549$44.49705
36Vermont$87,389$42.01238
37West Virginia$88,912$42.75217
38Maine$88,609$42.60259
39Georgia$88,533$42.562,116
40Hawaii$90,125$43.33160
41Alabama$85,700$41.20715
42Kentucky$85,087$40.91614
43Nebraska$82,165$39.50495
44Missouri$85,625$41.171,122
45Florida$86,419$41.553,029
46Louisiana$85,867$41.28483
47Tennessee$82,939$39.87922
48Iowa$80,704$38.80597
49Oklahoma$81,228$39.05385
50Arkansas$77,203$37.12479
51Mississippi$79,102$38.03224

Highest Paying Cities For Senior Web Developers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$132,170$63.54
2Phoenix, AZ$108,872$52.34
3Denver, CO$104,397$50.19
4Philadelphia, PA$101,044$48.58
5Jersey City, NJ$100,187$48.17
6New York, NY$99,287$47.73
7Boston, MA$98,933$47.56
8Columbia, SC$98,563$47.39
9Minneapolis, MN$98,022$47.13
10Washington, DC$97,708$46.98
11Austin, TX$95,901$46.11
12Columbia, MD$95,512$45.92
13Chicago, IL$89,558$43.06
14Dearborn, MI$89,511$43.03
15Cleveland, OH$89,410$42.99

Senior Web Developer Salary Details

Senior Web Developer Salary

What is a Senior Web Developer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$134,000$11,167$64
75th Percentile$118,000$9,833$57
Average$101,729$8,477$49
25th Percentile$87,000$7,250$42
10th Percentile$76,000$6,333$37

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Mobile Applications Developer$99,449$8,287$47.81252,254
Lead Software Developer$122,692$10,224$58.99309,029
Applications Developer$92,312$7,693$44.38279,877
Web Application Developer$87,650$7,304$42.14229,802
Java Developer$88,163$7,347$42.39147,521
NET Developer$92,800$7,733$44.62236,690

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Salesforce Jobs (89)
  2. QuinStreet Jobs (24)
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (24)
  4. Nutrisystem Jobs (24)
  5. Arrow Electronics Jobs (145)

Which Companies Pay Senior Web Developers The Most?

The highest paying companies for senior web developers are Lyft and Safeway according to our most recent salary estimates. In addition, companies like DocuSign and eBay report highly competitive wages for senior web developers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Lyft$164,402$79.041
2Safeway$162,573$78.16
3DocuSign$156,541$75.2636
4eBay$154,452$74.26149
5Box$152,942$73.5315
6Microsoft$148,405$71.351117
7Splunk$148,180$71.24380
8ServiceNow$147,971$71.1470
9LinkedIn$146,507$70.442
10The TJX Companies$146,120$70.2511
11Xilinx$145,611$70.01
12VMware$144,757$69.591031
13NVIDIA$144,404$69.4272
14Adobe$144,192$69.32162
15Autodesk$143,381$68.93171
16TIBCO Software$143,112$68.80
17Intuit$142,564$68.54152
18Analog Devices$142,166$68.3510
19Lattice Semiconductor$141,827$68.191
20Citrix$140,977$67.7861

How Much Do Senior Web Developers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a senior web developer salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The professional industry pays senior web developers an average salary of $122,457

  2. The finance industry pay $115,166

  3. The lowest paying industry for senior web developers is the insurance industry. Senior web developers in this industry earn an average salary of $99,947

Highest Paying Industries For Senior Web Developers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Professional$122,457$58.87
2Finance$115,166$55.37
3Media$113,970$54.79
4Retail$113,274$54.46
5Technology$111,973$53.83
6Health Care$107,815$51.83
7Manufacturing$105,326$50.64
8Hospitality$104,868$50.42
9Education$100,674$48.40
10Insurance$99,947$48.05

High Paying Senior Web Developer Jobs

Senior Web Developer Salary Trends

Average Senior Web Developer Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Senior Web Developer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$102,000$48.91+3.3%
    2021$98,400$47.30+2.3%
    2020$96,100$46.23+2.1%
    2019$94,200$45.27+2.7%
    2018$91,600$44.03+1.8%

    Recently Added Senior Web Developer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    44ISenior Web DeveloperSioux Falls, SD05/31/2022$75,000
    PerspectaSenior C# Full Stack Web DeveloperRaleigh, NC05/31/2022$85,000
    Peraton CorporationSenior C# Full Stack Web DeveloperRaleigh, NC05/31/2022$85,000
    Dish Network CorporationSenior Web DeveloperEnglewood, CO05/27/2022$76,300
    Dish Network CorporationSenior Web DeveloperPhoenix, AZ05/27/2022$76,300
    Dish Network CorporationSenior Web DeveloperTulsa, OK05/27/2022$76,300
    Howmet AerospaceSenior Analyst, Web Developer/Systems-End User ProductivityPittsburgh, PA05/27/2022$72,000
    The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.Senior Web DeveloperWashington, DC05/24/2022$140,000
    General DynamicsTSS SR. Web DeveloperAuburn, MA05/23/2022$84,000
    NES AssociatesTSS SR. Web DeveloperIone, OR05/22/2022$84,000

    Senior Web Developer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Senior Web Developers the most?

    California pays Senior Web Developers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $126,586 per year, or $60.86 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Senior Web Developer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Senior Web Developer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Washington you should be paid close to $120,980 per year.

    What type of Senior Web Developer gets paid the most?

    Senior/Lead Developer gets paid the most. Senior/Lead Developer made a median salary of $129,116. The best-paid 10 percent make $148,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $112,000.

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