Career Attributes

  • $62,381
  • 162,900
  • 3.4
  • 14.9%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Computer Science
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How much does a Web Developer make in the United States?

Average Web Developer Yearly Salary in the United States

Web Developers earn an average yearly salary of $62,382. Salaries typically start from $26,533 and go up to $109,845.

Average Web Developer Hourly Wage in the United States

Web Developers earn an average hourly wage of $29.99. Hourly wages typically start from $12.76 and go up to $52.81.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Web Developer job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

The term 'web developer' can apply to anyone who is on the technical side of a project, regardless of what area they’re working on or what tools they are using. The most common job titles you’ll see are web developer, front-end developer, back-end developer, and full stack developer.

According to PayScale.com, the average web developer’s salary ranges from $36,000 to $80,000 (and the demand for qualified job candidates is pushing salaries higher). A senior web developers’ pay ranges from $52,000 to $107,000 and experience with technologies like C# and Java can result in an even higher salary. The average front-end developer focuses their efforts on the website’s interface and user interaction. According to PayScale, salaries range from about $43,000 to $102,000. A back-end developer concentrates on building databases that host the site's content, among other things. Their pay ranges from $43,000 to $116,000. A full stack developer is familiar with both front and back end technologies, but not to the same extent as someone who specializes in one or the other. According to Indeed.com, the average wage for these individuals is $102,000.

Employment Type Mix

65%
Full-Time
35%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Web Developer demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
2005
RATINGS
Web Developers average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Web Developers in the 75th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Web Developer satisfaction

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Web Developer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Web Developer Earnings

The highest earning Web Developers in the United States earn:

$52.81
an hour
$109,845.0
per year
Senior Web Developer Earnings

Senior Web Developers in the United States earn:

$39.27
an hour
$81,676.8
per year
Experienced Web Developer Earnings

Experienced Web Developers in the United States earn:

$27.12
an hour
$56,407.9
per year
Junior Web Developer Earnings

Junior Web Developers in the United States earn:

$18.08
an hour
$37,605.2
per year
Starting Web Developer Earnings

Starting Web Developers in the United States earn:

$12.76
an hour
$26,532.7
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Web Developer Salary Comparison

Web Developers earn more than 41% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Computer Programmer Salary $72k
Database Administrator Salary $71k
Computer Systems Analyst Salary $69k
Information Security Auditor Salary $69k
Industrial Designer Salary $66k
Web Developer Salary $62k
Technical Writer Salary $61k
Front-End Developer Salary $60k
Hydroelectric Plant Technician Salary $57k
Customer Success Manager Salary $55k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Web Developer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Web Developer Salary in North Carolina $33.02 $68,681.8 # 1
Web Developer Salary in California $31.76 $66,058.2 # 2
Web Developer Salary in New York $30.40 $63,228.1 # 3
Web Developer Salary in United States $29.99 $62,381.6 # 4
Web Developer Salary in Florida $29.90 $62,185 # 5
Web Developer Salary in Texas $27.85 $57,930 # 6
Web Developer Salary in Washington $26.26 $54,627.8 # 7
Web Developer Salary in Pennsylvania $22.16 $46,097.8 # 8

Career Attributes

  • $62,381
  • 162,900
  • 3.4
  • 14.9%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Computer Science
More Attributes