Ways To Improve PHP Developer Salary

Ways To Improve PHP Developer Salary

If you are a PHP Developer then you should check this article out, I have done

some research on the salary of a PHP developer and some ways to improve your

salary. First, let us look at the average PHP salary and how this compares to related

roles. As you can see, there are several related roles and quite a range of salaries too.

Junior Software Engineer/Lead Software Engineer:

These roles are advanced and usually have more responsibility than a PHP Developer as they include the design of the software with some structural components.

Python Developer:

Python is quite popular at the moment and has more salary than PHP Developer.

There are perhaps other factors that cause this.

C# Developer:

This role is similar to Python Developer and has a salary much higher than a PHP


Junior .NET Developer/Senior .NET Developer/Lead .NET Developer:

This role covers .NET development and the advancement that comes with

experience. The junior level is equal to the PHP Developer salary but scales up from

there. Now we have seen some related roles and how they compare salary-wise to PHP

Developers. It is clear that when compared to other developers, PHP developers

earn less.

Let's now look at some ways to improve your salary:

1. Learn all related skills:

PHP is a web development language that's used to create pages and scripts for a

site. And there are other related languages like Linux, SQL, jQuery, CSS, Javascript,

and WordPress that can be learned and used along with it. So if you can learn it you

can demand a higher salary.

2. Showcase your experience

Since this language is easy to learn compared to other languages like Java. There are always more PHP

 developers who are either self-taught or learned through some short-term causes. And the majority of these

 developers don’t have any professional experience. So if you happen to be a person who has company

 experience then highlight that thing in your resume or mention that experience to your HR while asking for a


3. Get a full-time position:

If you are a freelancer who works from your home, you can earn a high salary by

opting for a full-time position. Due to the popularity of this language, there are

always openings for this position.