Web Designer & Developer Salary

An average Web Designer & Developer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K per year. Total cash earnings of Web Designer & Developers range from $33K on the low end to $91K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $7K, respectively. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Web Designer & Developers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 62 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Web Designer & Developers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,580 - $86,835
$38K
$54K
$87K
MEDIAN: $53,545
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$12.21 - $49.04
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MEDIAN: $19.93
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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,580 - $86,835  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $8,251  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$32,720 - $91,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 856
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $49.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$18.15 - $54.97  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.33 - $8,251  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
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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$32,720 - $91,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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Job Description for Web Designer & Developer

A web designer and developer is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and development of a company’s website. Web designers and developers work within creative teams to provide high-quality, accessible, original ideas about their company's website and its associated features.

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Web Designer & Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.

Common Career Paths for Web Designer & Developer


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There are some Web Designer & Developers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Senior Software Engineers, where earnings are an average $94K annually. Moving from a Web Designer & Developer to Web Developer or Senior Web Developer is a more common career path, however.

Popular Skills for Web Designer & Developer


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in User Interface Design, JavaScript, Web Development, and jQuery are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, Wordpress, and Internet Information Server. Those proficient in Cascading Style Sheets are, more often than not, also skilled in Adobe Photoshop and Web Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer & Developer

Pay by Experience for a Web Designer & Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Web Designer & Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 675 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Web Designer & Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Web Designer & Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 166 salaries. A Web Designer & Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,618

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Web Designer & Developers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Web Designer & Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+42 percent), Washington (+41 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Los Angeles (+28 percent). The lowest-paying market is Indianapolis, which sits 16 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Portland (12 percent lower) and Philadelphia (4 percent lower).

Web Designer & Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Web Designer & Developer?

Web Designer & Developer in Newjearsy:
"It is very challenging job to design new to this world."
Pros: To learn new from others and every day like as different compare with previous day I like this.
Cons: Some time I was felt more pressure in this field.

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Key Stats for Web Designer & Developer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 188 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Web Designer & Developer Salaries

▲57%

▲34%

▲14%

National Average
$52,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Web Designer & Developer Salaries


▲5%


▲4%

Web Design
▼0%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
$52,000


▼2%


▼2%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼6%

▼7%

PHP
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 188 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%
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