Web Developer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$59,000
$75,000
$95,000
Web Developers in the United States make an average salary of $75,081 per year or $36.1 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $95,000. If you like following the crowd, Technology and Professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Telecommunication, Manufacturing, and Retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Virginia, Wyoming, Maine, and California provide the highest Web Developer salaries.
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Map of Web Developer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Web Developers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Web Developer Salary By Location

While a Web Developer can average a salary of $75,081 per year, or $36.1 per hour, there are many opportunities for Web Developers to make more. For example, in Redmond, WA you might make $90,744 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC and Richmond, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Redmond, WA where the average starting salary is $66,000. The highest paying states for Web Developers include Washington, Virginia and Wyoming. Meanwhile, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Iowa offer the lowest salaries.

Average Web Developer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Web Developer, being employed by a company such as O'Melveny & Myers or Google would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Adobe and eBay also report highly competitive salaries for Web Developers.
Company
Average Salary
$112,259
$112k
$111,738
$112k
$110,080
$110k
$108,993
$109k
$107,700
$108k
$107,408
$107k

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Average Web Developer Pay By Industry

The salary for a Web Developer can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Web Developers tend to be found in Telecommunication, Manufacturing, and Retail companies. In fact, Web Developers can make a yearly salary of $84,301 while working for Telecommunication companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$84,301
$84k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$78,721
$79k
Retail
Retail
$78,239
$78k
Construction
Construction
$76,891
$77k
Media
Media
$76,726
$77k
Technology
Technology
$75,457
$75k
Finance
Finance
$72,164
$72k

Web Developer Salary History

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Web Developer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Web Developer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Web Developer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Project Resources Group, Inc.
Project Resources Group, Inc.
Back End Web Developer
Back End Web Developer
Back End Web Developer
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$80,000
$80,000
06/27/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$73,045
$73,045
06/26/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$73,045
$73,045
06/25/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$57,831
$57,831
06/24/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$104,350
$104,350
06/24/2020
Weblogic/Websphere Developer
Weblogic/Websphere Developer
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$104,350
$104,350
06/23/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$80,000
$80,000
06/20/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/20/2020
06/20/2020
$69,393
$69,393
06/20/2020
Full Stack Web Developer
Full Stack Web Developer
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$116,872
$116,872
06/17/2020
Web Developer
Web Developer
06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$132,191
$132,191
06/16/2020