The average salary for an Early-Career Web Designer with HTML5 skills is $45,560.
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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 in Web Design and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, 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 $41,540 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,366 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,130 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,104.
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Employees with Web Designer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (0.1% less).
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