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

$79,387
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,913
Bonus
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in San Francisco, California is $79,387.
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MEDIAN $79,387
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Salary
$50k - $111k
Bonus
$491 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$43k - $119k

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Job Description for Web Developer

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.

Career Paths

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Web Developer
Senior Web Developer
Software Engineer
Front End Developer / Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

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.

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 $71,865 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,559 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,243 based on 34 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 (29.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (28.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (21.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 112 survey responses.
Entry Level
22.3%
Mid Career
47.3%
Experienced
30.4%