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Web Designer Salary (United States)

A Web Designer earns an average salary of $44,390 per year. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Web Designer Salary (?
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$30,226 - $66,339
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,390
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Web Designer Salary (?
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$10.29 - $39.65
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,226 - $66,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,148  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $8,595  
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,270  
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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$26,769 - $70,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.29 - $39.65  
   
Overtime
$12.82 - $47.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,148  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $23,270  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $8,595  
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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$26,769 - $70,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,268
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Job Description for Web Designer

The main task of a web designer is to plan and set up websites and interactive mobile technologies for various clients. Web designers communicate with customers and work with internal teams to code websites to the latest standards. They also provide technical support and solve website-related problems for clients and co-workers. Designers must be able to give clear feedback and suggestions to improve existing and newly developing websites.
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Web Designer Tasks
  • Ensure creative elements are inline with brand requirements.
  • Interprets creative "look" of each promotion and builds, develops layouts of those materials assigned.
  • Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphics design software.

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Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Web Designer Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Web Designer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
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Web Design
up arrow 4%
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Graphic Design
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Adobe Illustrator
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PHP
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National Average
$43,000
JavaScript
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Dreamweaver
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HTML
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e-Commerce
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Web Development
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SQL
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 30%