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Job Description for Web Developer
Most of the time, web developers work in an office. Web developers build the backbone of websites. Employers often require candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, informational technology, or another relevant fields. However, some companies will accept candidates with enough years of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree requirements. They must have excellent oral and written communication skills. They must have good presentation skills. They must be able …Read more
Web 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.
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Popular Skills for Web Developer
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Skills in HTML5 and jQuery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, Web Development and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Pay by Experience Level for Web Developer
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 $49,435 based on 5 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,071 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,500 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,700 based on 12 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (27.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (24.2% more).
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