Average Web Developer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$66,579
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$0
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Web Developer in Boston, Massachusetts is $66,579.
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$47k
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MEDIAN $66,579
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Salary
$47k - $90k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$44k - $99k

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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.

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. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,756 based on 107 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 $71,192 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (5.2% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.1% less), Los Angeles, California (3.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
60.8%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
11.4%