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Average Early-Career Web Developer Salary in San Francisco, California

$81,939
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,152
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in San Francisco, California is $81,939.
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$116k
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What Do Web Developers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Web Developer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Web Developers?

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

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 $71,882 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,824 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,891 based on 31 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (30.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (29.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (23.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.7%
Mid Career
43.0%
Experienced
33.3%