The average salary for an Early-Career Web Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $48,648.
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer
A mid-career Web Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,931 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Web Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,784 based on 15 salaries.
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Employees with Web Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.6% more) and New York, New York (20.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (1.2% less).
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