We've found that 67.4% of senior web engineers have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 18.8% earned their master's degrees before becoming a senior web engineer. While it's true that most senior web engineers have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every nine senior web engineers did not spend the extra money to attend college.
The senior web engineers who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied computer science and computer engineering, while a small population of senior web engineers studied computer information systems and electrical engineering.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a senior web engineer. We've found that most senior web engineer resumes include experience from Arrow Electronics, Bank of America, and Cigna. Of recent, Arrow Electronics had 4 positions open for senior web engineers. Meanwhile, there are 3 job openings at Bank of America and 3 at Cigna.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, senior web engineers tend to earn the biggest salaries at Adobe, Bloomberg, and Walmart. Take Adobe for example. The median senior web engineer salary is $134,067. At Bloomberg, senior web engineers earn an average of $129,181, while the average at Walmart is $128,061. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Lockheed Martin, IBM, and Motorola Solutions. These three companies have hired a significant number of senior web engineers from these institutions.
In general, senior web engineers fulfill roles in the technology and finance industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the senior web engineer annual salary is the highest in the technology industry with $110,192 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the professional and finance industries pay $108,684 and $108,404 respectively. This means that senior web engineers who are employed in the technology industry make 7.5% more than senior web engineers who work in the health care Industry.