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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 that pay less than market rate include HTML, PHP, Web Development, HTML5 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 $63,999 based on 59 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,980 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,286 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,163 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (17.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.4% less).
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