The average salary for an Early-Career Web Designer with Web Design skills is $46,946.
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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 Skills for Web Designer
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML5, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, 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 $40,996 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,753 based on 514 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,981 based on 280 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,590.
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Employees with Web Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 59.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (27.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (2.4% less).
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