Web Application Developer Salary (United States)

A Web Application Developer earns an average salary of $57,719 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft SQL Server, . NET, Java, and Web Development.
Web Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$39,541 - $82,864
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MEDIAN: $57,718
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Web Application Developer Total Pay (?
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$13.41 - $49.33
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,541 - $82,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $5,564  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,397 - $87,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,859
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.41 - $49.33  
   
Overtime
$17.57 - $50.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $5,564  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,397 - $87,059  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,859
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Job Description for Web Application Developer
Web application developers build, maintain and manage all aspects of a web application. ("Web application" is a catchall term for a number interfaces that utilize the world wide web.) One example would be a website, and another could be a mobile phone or tablet app. Web application developers must plan, build and subsequently manage every process of the application's development. Sometimes this is done as part of a team, but it can also be done independently or under the supervision of the employer. Fluent understanding of common developer languages such as HTML and PHP will nearly always be necessary and may need to be demonstrated via a test or a strong portfolio.
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Web Application Developer Tasks
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.

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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Washington
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Denver
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Austin
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Columbus
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Boston
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Chicago
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Seattle
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Houston
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Portland
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$58,000
Dallas
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Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Web Application Developer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Web Application Developer Salaries

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C#
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SQL
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ColdFusion
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National Average
$58,000
HTML
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MySQL
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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