Web Developer Salary (United States)

A Web Developer earns an average salary of $52,981 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C#, ASP. NET, and Java. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$35,260 - $79,743
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,981
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Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$11.84 - $43.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,260 - $79,743  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,532  
Profit Sharing
$490.49 - $7,096  
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,832  
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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$32,015 - $82,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $43.32  
   
Overtime
$14.64 - $49.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,532  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$490.49 - $7,096  
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).
)
$32,015 - $82,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,343
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Job Description for Web Developer

Web developers design, create, and implement software code in order to improve the effectiveness of a website. They work on a team with graphic designers and web designers to develop websites with HTML, Javascript, PHP, CSS, and other coding methods. Web developers focus on the concept, interface design, and layout of a website from design to launch. They may build and test the integration of a website to make it easy to use and navigate for end users and clients. For ongoing websites, web developers troubleshoot and debug existing code in order to enhance the website’s functionality. The field of web development is currently shifting toward the optimization of mobile device applications and web browsing.
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Web Developer Tasks
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Web Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Web Developer?
Web Developer in Stamford:
"A Great Dynamic Job."
Pros: A lot to learn. Respect of management for software engineers. Work with smart people.
Cons: As a contractor, you do not get performance reviews or opportunities for growth or promotion.

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Experience Affects Web Developer Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Web Developer Salaries

C#
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jQuery
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JavaScript
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MySQL
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Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
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National Average
$52,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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