Entry-Level Web Designer & Developer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Web Designer & Developer is $49,269 per year. A skill in User Interface Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,231 - $78,148
$35K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,244
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$11.62 - $35.75
$12
$17
$36
MEDIAN: $17.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,231 - $78,148  
   
Bonus
$1.30 - $6,302  
Profit Sharing
$0.30 - $4,872  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$30,606 - $78,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 541
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $35.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$20.23 - $39.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1.30 - $6,302  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.30 - $4,872  
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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$30,606 - $78,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168

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National Average: $47,690

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Web Designer & Developer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Web Designer & Developer in Fort Lauderdale:
"Want to be a web designer?"
It's like college never ends. You have to LOVE learning, be creative and technical all at the same time. It ain't easy.

Web Designer & Developer in Austin:
"Learn how to develop."
Learn how to be both a good designer and developer. This will take you a lot further than just learning one or the other.

Web Designer & Developer in Kansas City:
"It's not what you know."
Technology changes. It doesn't matter what languages or tools you know. Adaptability and critical thinking is key.

Web Designer & Developer in Seattle:
"Be Prepared To Learn And Adjust Quickly."
With the web and its technologies moving so quickly, its very important that you are the type of person who takes it upon themselves to learn. This could mean learning techniques, or new frameworks. Sometimes, you may be required to learn a whole new programming/template language! You have to have the desire to know as much as you can about the techniques, languages, and platforms you are employed to use.

Web Designer & Developer in Irving:
"Type Of Software And Technology Being Used For Development."
Research the type of development platforms being used and if the department you are going to work for is keeping up with the latest technology and is encouraging learning new technology and services. Also research department rules about work such as working remotely and or flex hours as well as work environment is it relaxed with a good work life balance or is it restrictive and stressful with long work hours and harsh deadlines that are unreasonable.

Key Stats for Web Designer & Developer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Web Designer & Developer Salaries

User Interface Design
▲16%

▲6%

jQuery
▲6%



National Average
$48,000


▼1%

▼2%


▼4%


Adobe Dreamweaver
▼5%

Wordpress
▼7%

PHP
▼8%

Dreamweaver
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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