Web Designer & Developer Salary

Web Designer & Developers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Total cash earnings of Web Designer & Developers range from $32K on the low end to $91K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $10K, respectively. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Web Designer & Developers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up the majority of Web Designer & Developers (64 percent) survey respondents. Some workers in this field — around one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$36,995 - $86,617
$37K
$54K
$87K
MEDIAN: $53,537
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50%
90%

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$12.21 - $48.10
$12
$20
$48
MEDIAN: $20.16
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$0$90K
Salary $36,995 - $86,617
Bonus $98.17 - $9,793
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,152
Commission $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,682 - $90,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 849
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $12.21 - $48.10
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $15.00 - $54.97
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $98.17 - $9,793
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,152
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,682 - $90,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

Job Description for Web Designer & Developer

A web designer and developer is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and development of a company’s website. Web designers and developers work within creative teams to provide high-quality, accessible, original ideas about their company's website and its associated features.

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Web Designer & Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

Common Career Paths for Web Designer & Developer


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Though not the most common occurrence, Web Designer & Developers sometimes become Senior Software Engineers, where the average income is $94K per year. It is more probable, however, that Web Designer & Developers become Web Developers or Senior Web Developers.

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Popular Skills for Web Designer & Developer


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in User Interface Design, JavaScript, Web Development, and jQuery are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, Wordpress, and Internet Information Server. Those educated in Cascading Style Sheets tend to be well versed in Adobe Photoshop and Web Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Designer & Developer

Pay by Experience for a Web Designer & Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Web Designer & Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 675 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Web Designer & Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 384 salaries. An experienced Web Designer & Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 166 salaries. A Web Designer & Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,842

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Web Designer & Developers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 65 percent greater than the national average. Web Designer & Developers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+42 percent), Washington (+41 percent), Seattle (+30 percent), and Los Angeles (+28 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Workers in Portland and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 4 percent less, respectively).

Web Designer & Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Web Designer & Developer?

Web Designer & Developer in Austin:
Pros: Corporate culture,
Cons: Stress level, no remote work option, open floor plan.

Web Designer & Developer in Denver:
"Puzzles towards a happy user."
Pros: I research a problem, interview my users, design a ui, and write a code to implement it. It is puzzles from a to z. I love it.
Cons: When you get to z, and people change their mind about a.

Web Designer & Developer in Dallas:
Pros: Make home-office. Flexibility of hours.
Cons: If you fix something another thing will broke.

Web Designer & Developer in Newjearsy:
"It is very challenging job to design new to this world."
Pros: To learn new from others and every day like as different compare with previous day I like this.
Cons: Some time I was felt more pressure in this field.

Web Designer & Developer in Irvine:
Pros: People work like a team, flexibility, good office condition, great management team.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Web Designer & Developer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Web Designer & Developer Salaries

▲57%

▲34%

▲14%

National Average
$52,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Web Designer & Developer Salaries



▲4%

▲4%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Web Design
▼1%

Graphic Design
▼1%


▼2%


▼2%


Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼7%

▼7%

PHP
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 26%