The average salary for an Entry-Level Web Designer is $42,036.
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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 HTML, HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Adobe Photoshop and Web Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer
An early career Web Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,519 based on 2,346 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,673 based on 1,219 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,753 based on 634 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,394.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Web Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (16.7% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (8.2% less) and Houston, Texas (2.5% less).
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