A Web Designer earns an average salary of $43,435 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Web Designer Total Pay (?
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$29,784 - $65,269
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MEDIAN: $43,435
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Web Designer Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $38.57
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,784 - $65,269  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,184  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $8,631  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,161  
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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$25,763 - $68,911  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,050
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $38.57  
   
Overtime
$12.41 - $46.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,184  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,161  
Profit Sharing
$497.49 - $8,631  
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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$25,763 - $68,911  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,050
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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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Experience Affects Web Designer Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Web Designer Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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Graphic Design
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Dreamweaver
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National Average
$42,000
HTML
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Web Development
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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
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 32%
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