Average Entry-Level Web Developer Salary

$50,371
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,953
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,186
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Web Developer is $50,371.
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$36k
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$50k
90%
$70k
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What Do Web Developers Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Web Developers?

Skills in JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, Web Development, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Web Developers?

An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,101 based on 6,520 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,110 based on 2,267 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,404 based on 1,240 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,410.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 42.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.1% more) and New York, New York (19.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (20.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,248 survey responses.
Early Career
63.6%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
12.1%
Late Career
2.2%