Average Web Designer Salary

$49,636
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,562
Bonus
$2,600
Commission
$2,200
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The average salary for a Web Designer is $49,636.
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$35k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$74k
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Salary
$35k - $74k
Bonus
$391 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$495 - $7k
Commission
$608 - $30k
Total Pay
$31k - $79k

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The top respondents for the job title Web Designer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Civicplus and Cornell University. Reported salaries are highest at Cornell University where the average pay is $65,837. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Adage Technologies and Ergotron, Inc., earning around $56,625 and $56,265, respectively. DealerOn pays the lowest at around $45,692. Chicago Architecture Foundation and Civicplus also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,452 and $50,553, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Web Designer

Skills in Web Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML5, Graphic Design, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer

An entry-level Web Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,244 based on 200 salaries. An early career Web Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,716 based on 1,986 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,759 based on 930 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,914 based on 550 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,758.
Employees with Web Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.6% more) and New York, New York (20.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,778 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
52.6%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
3.0%