Average Early-Career Web Developer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$65,756
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,955
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in Boston, Massachusetts is $65,756.
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$48k
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$66k
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$87k
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MEDIAN $65,756
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Salary
$48k - $87k
Bonus
$978 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$48k - $91k

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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 and Web Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HTML, 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 $57,985 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,104 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,429 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (14.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (14.2% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Mid Career
55.9%
Experienced
27.9%