Web Designer & Developer Salary

Web Designer & Developers in the United States pull down an average of $53K annually. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Web Designer & Developers spread between $33K and $92K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. There are more male Web Designer & Developers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,093 - $87,425
$37K
$53K
$87K
MEDIAN: $53,238
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$12.22 - $47.42
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$47
MEDIAN: $19.84
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$0$91K
Salary $37,093 - $87,425
Bonus $96.09 - $7,987
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,430
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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$32,578 - $91,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 855
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $12.22 - $47.42
Hourly Tips $6.25
Overtime $18.09 - $55.21
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $96.09 - $7,987
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,430
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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$32,578 - $91,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

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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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Web Designer & Developers who advance into the role of a Senior Software Engineer are fairly uncommon. Senior Software Engineers on average earn $94K per year. More often, however, Web Designer & Developers go on to become Web Developers or Senior Web Developers.

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Popular Skills for Web Designer & Developer


Survey results imply that Web Designer & Developers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at 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 17 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: $51,535

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

Home to some of the best pay for Web Designer & Developers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 65 percent above the national average. Web Designer & Developers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+42 percent), Washington (+41 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Los Angeles (+28 percent). Indianapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Portland (12 percent less) and Philadelphia (4 percent less).

Web Designer & Developer Reviews

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

Web Designer & Developer in Austin:
Pros: Corporate culture,
Cons: Stress level, no remote work option, open floor plan.

Web Designer & Developer in Denver:
"Puzzles towards a happy user."
Pros: I research a problem, interview my users, design a ui, and write a code to implement it. It is puzzles from a to z. I love it.
Cons: When you get to z, and people change their mind about a.

Web Designer & Developer in Dallas:
Pros: Make home-office. Flexibility of hours.
Cons: If you fix something another thing will broke.

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.

Web Designer & Developer in Irvine:
Pros: People work like a team, flexibility, good office condition, great management team.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Web Designer & Developer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Web Designer & Developer Salaries

▲58%

▲35%

▲15%

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


▼1%

▼2%



Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼6%

▼7%

PHP
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%
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