The average salary for a Web Designer with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) skills is $48,660.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Web Designer
The top respondents for the job title Web Designer are from the companies DealerOn, Godaddy and Civicplus. Reported salaries are highest at Cornell University where the average pay is $65,837. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Godaddy, earning around $53,190. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $45,106. DealerOn also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,307.
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Popular Skills for Web Designer
Skills in Web Design and HTML5 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator 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 $40,356 based on 268 salaries. An early career Web Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,183 based on 867 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,367 based on 495 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,023 based on 252 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,553.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Web Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 51.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (35.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (3.4% less).
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