Average Web Developer with Web Development Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Web Developer with Web Development skills is $59,099.
MEDIAN $59,099
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$40k - $85k
$155 - $8k
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$198 - $7k
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$35k - $87k

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Job Description for Web Developer

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.
The top respondents for the job title Web Developer are from the companies Velir, Navitus Health Solutions, Llc. and Pearson Education. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $102,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Velir and Adage Technologies, earning around $81,938 and $68,784, respectively. Mississippi State University (MSU) pays the lowest at around $44,491. Pearson Education and Navitus Health Solutions, Llc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,868 and $53,192, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

Skills in JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, PHP, 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 $50,151 based on 280 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,907 based on 2,470 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,199 based on 926 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,089 based on 565 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,056.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (18.5% more).

Years of Experience

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