The average salary for a Web Developer is $51,946 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$34,756 - $78,898
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79K
MEDIAN: $51,945
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Web Developer Total Pay (?
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$11.77 - $42.27
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,756 - $78,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,802  
Profit Sharing
$310.94 - $6,906  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,426  
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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$31,457 - $81,407  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,037
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.77 - $42.27  
   
Overtime
$14.71 - $48.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,802  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,426  
Profit Sharing
$310.94 - $6,906  
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).
)
$31,457 - $81,407  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 8,037
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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 by Experience Level for Web Developer
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Pay Difference By Location
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$51,000
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Experience Affects Web Developer Salaries

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$51,000

Skills That Affect Web Developer Salaries

JavaScript
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jQuery
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$51,000
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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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: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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