Average Lead Web Developer Salary

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The average salary for a Lead Web Developer is $81,667.
MEDIAN $81,667
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$52k - $120k
$995 - $15k
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$2k - $8k
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$49k - $122k

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Job Description for Lead Web Developer

Lead Web Developer Tasks
  • Troubleshoots issues with clients.
  • Mentors and leads development team.
  • Uses knowledge of computer science to shape web development to fit the goals of the company.

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Popular Skills for Lead Web Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Web Development, PHP and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Web Developer

An early career Lead Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,753 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Lead Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,424 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Lead Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,495 based on 134 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,632.
Employees with Lead Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (16.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (3.1% less).

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