Average Entry-Level Web Developer Salary

$50,078
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,925
Bonus
$1,100
Commission
$1,020
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Web Developer is $50,078.
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MEDIAN $50,078
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United States (change)
Salary
$35k - $70k
Bonus
$500 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$496 - $6k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$29k - $70k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Web Developer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Web Developer
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 PHP, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Pay by Experience Level for Web Developer

An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,966 based on 7,882 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,336 based on 3,116 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,290 based on 1,553 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,769.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.3% more) and New York, New York (20.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12,772 survey responses.
Early Career
61.7%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
12.2%
Late Career
1.7%