The average salary for an Early-Career Web Designer with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) skills is $45,110.
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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
Web Designer Tasks
- Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphics design software.
- Interprets creative "look" of each promotion and builds, develops layouts of those materials assigned.
- Ensure creative elements are inline with brand requirements.
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Popular Skills for Web Designer
Skills in Web Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and HTML5 are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $40,249 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,328 based on 421 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,704 based on 246 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 66.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (24.1% more) and Seattle, Washington (22.6% more).
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