Average Entry-Level Web Designer Salary

$42,036
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,200
Bonus
$1,300
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Web Designer is $42,036.
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$30k
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$42k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $42,036
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United States (change)
Salary
$30k - $62k
Bonus
$101 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $6k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$25k - $62k

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Job Description for Web Designer

Career Paths

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Web Designer
UX Designer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Web Designer

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,292 survey responses.
Early Career
54.7%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
14.8%
Late Career
2.2%