Average Web Developer Salary

$59,416
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,009
Bonus
$1,944
Commission
$2,002
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Web Developer is $59,416.
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$40k
MEDIAN
$59k
90%
$87k
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$40k - $87k
Bonus
$244 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$248 - $8k
Commission
$103 - $19k
Total Pay
$35k - $89k
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What Do Web Developers Do?

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

Job Satisfaction for Web Developer

4 out of 5
(1,805)
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177Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Web Developer are from the companies Scorpion Design, Adage Technologies and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $96,472. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wells Fargo Bank and Velir, earning around $93,500 and $82,500, respectively. D3Corp pays the lowest at around $34,392. Trademark 5150 and Scorpion Design also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $52,500 and $54,651, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Web Developers?

Skills in JavaScript and Web Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Web Developers?

An entry-level Web Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,278 based on 901 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,101 based on 6,653 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,092 based on 2,318 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,528 based on 1,260 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,749.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.6% more) and New York, New York (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11,357 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
58.6%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
2.0%