The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in San Francisco, California is $79,387.
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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
- 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.
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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