The average salary for a Web Designer is $49,636.
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Job Description for Web Designer
A web designer develops, creates, and codes web pages and associated apps for individuals, companies, and other entities. They work with their clients to provide technical and graphical aspects of the website or application. Some web designers also help maintain the website for their customer after it is completed. As more and more websites require mobile touchscreen accessibility, web designers must be able to code sites that are simultaneously compatible with this platform as well. This is a r…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Web Designer
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
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
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.
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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).
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