Senior Web Designer Salary
The salary range for a senior web developer varies dramatically, as a result of several different factors. These include the employee's accreditation and years of experience, size and reputation of the employer, and the local demand of the industry for persons holding this posistion. Compensation in this industry is generally high but variable as well, as a result of these factors.
According to Salary.com, the range for income is between $72,981 and $97,465. On average, a senior web developer can expect compensation of approximately $84,820. However, this includes other compensable factors such as performance based bonuses and optional investments in company stocks. If you opt for them, these extras can add about $5,000 to $10,000 to the expected annual salary.
The extent of your credentials, personal reputation, and the amount of your experience plays an important role when factoring potential income. Wether or not you are entry - level or seasoned by years of participation in the field can effect your rate of pay. Starting web designer salaries are around $50,000 per year. This number increases steadily on an annual basis. As organized by www.payscale.com, the following represents all salary based on your years of experience.
1 - 4 years: $59,695
5 - 9 years: $72,969
10 - 19 years: $79,525
20+ years: $87,139
Based on the type of institution you are employed with, your income can vary by about $20,000. This is relevant when considering that the salary range for different employer types is between $56,000 and $71,000. Thus, the importance of choosing a reputable, well established business to work for is evident. Also arranged by PayScale.com, the following represents income based on the type of employer.
Private Practice/Firm: $56,593
Non-Profit Organization: $57,000
Other Organization: $56,474
Government - State and Local: $66,150
Government - Federal: $71,337
Another thing contributing to a senior web designer's salary is their location. Some of the highest paying cities are Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Minneanapolis, Sanfrancisco, and Seattle. GlassDoor.com lists about 36 salaries for 32 different companies in cities across the United States. You can also view several charts pertaining to this information atPayScale.com, including one containing the information listed below.
Los Angeles: $80,062
New York: $86,465
San Francisco: $88,338