Average Web Developer Salary
$72,000 yearly
$25.71 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$55,000
10 %
$72,000
Median
$94,000
90 %
Web developers in the United States make an average salary of $72,539 per year or $34.87 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level web developer salary is roughly $55,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $94,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and education 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 media, health care, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, New Mexico, California, Virginia, and Minnesota provide the highest web developer salaries.

Average Web Developer Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Web Developer average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$60,169
$60,169
$28.93
$28.93
Alaska
Alaska
$71,665
$71,665
$34.45
$34.45
Arizona
Arizona
$63,990
$63,990
$30.76
$30.76
Arkansas
Arkansas
$45,106
$45,106
$21.69
$21.69
California
California
$78,256
$78,256
$37.62
$37.62
Colorado
Colorado
$69,964
$69,964
$33.64
$33.64
Connecticut
Connecticut
$72,737
$72,737
$34.97
$34.97
Delaware
Delaware
$64,870
$64,870
$31.19
$31.19
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$79,360
$79,360
$38.15
$38.15
Florida
Florida
$58,438
$58,438
$28.10
$28.10
Georgia
Georgia
$69,538
$69,538
$33.43
$33.43
Hawaii
Hawaii
$64,163
$64,163
$30.85
$30.85
Idaho
Idaho
$61,304
$61,304
$29.47
$29.47
Illinois
Illinois
$67,359
$67,359
$32.38
$32.38
Indiana
Indiana
$57,214
$57,214
$27.51
$27.51
Iowa
Iowa
$50,676
$50,676
$24.36
$24.36
Kansas
Kansas
$58,388
$58,388
$28.07
$28.07
Kentucky
Kentucky
$71,833
$71,833
$34.54
$34.54
Louisiana
Louisiana
$52,611
$52,611
$25.29
$25.29
Maine
Maine
$54,745
$54,745
$26.32
$26.32
Maryland
Maryland
$69,959
$69,959
$33.63
$33.63
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$72,418
$72,418
$34.82
$34.82
Michigan
Michigan
$64,014
$64,014
$30.78
$30.78
Minnesota
Minnesota
$74,176
$74,176
$35.66
$35.66
Mississippi
Mississippi
$62,990
$62,990
$30.28
$30.28
Missouri
Missouri
$62,597
$62,597
$30.09
$30.09
Montana
Montana
$67,918
$67,918
$32.65
$32.65
Nebraska
Nebraska
$51,694
$51,694
$24.85
$24.85
Nevada
Nevada
$58,672
$58,672
$28.21
$28.21
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$63,829
$63,829
$30.69
$30.69
New Jersey
New Jersey
$72,666
$72,666
$34.94
$34.94
New Mexico
New Mexico
$78,624
$78,624
$37.80
$37.80
New York
New York
$66,714
$66,714
$32.07
$32.07
North Carolina
North Carolina
$66,353
$66,353
$31.90
$31.90
North Dakota
North Dakota
$70,853
$70,853
$34.06
$34.06
Ohio
Ohio
$61,399
$61,399
$29.52
$29.52
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$54,393
$54,393
$26.15
$26.15
Oregon
Oregon
$65,664
$65,664
$31.57
$31.57
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$68,092
$68,092
$32.74
$32.74
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$67,295
$67,295
$32.35
$32.35
South Carolina
South Carolina
$74,149
$74,149
$35.65
$35.65
South Dakota
South Dakota
$46,834
$46,834
$22.52
$22.52
Tennessee
Tennessee
$58,010
$58,010
$27.89
$27.89
Texas
Texas
$68,662
$68,662
$33.01
$33.01
Utah
Utah
$67,462
$67,462
$32.43
$32.43
Vermont
Vermont
$57,018
$57,018
$27.41
$27.41
Virginia
Virginia
$75,787
$75,787
$36.44
$36.44
Washington
Washington
$84,046
$84,046
$40.41
$40.41
West Virginia
West Virginia
$64,684
$64,684
$31.10
$31.10
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$52,564
$52,564
$25.27
$25.27
Wyoming
Wyoming
$71,371
$71,371
$34.31
$34.31

Highest Paying Cities For Web Developer

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$84,778
$84,778
$40.76
$40.76
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$83,394
$83,394
$40.09
$40.09
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$79,423
$79,423
$38.18
$38.18
Reston, VA
Reston, VA
$76,212
$76,212
$36.64
$36.64
Eagan, MN
Eagan, MN
$74,360
$74,360
$35.75
$35.75
Stamford, CT
Stamford, CT
$73,104
$73,104
$35.15
$35.15

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    How Much Do Web Developers Make In Different Industries?

    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 media, health care, and manufacturing companies. In fact, web developers can make a yearly salary of $91,843 while working for media companies.
    Industry
    Avg. Salary
    Range
    1. Media
    $91,843
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k
    2. Health Care
    $85,828
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k
    3. Manufacturing
    $83,996
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k
    4. Technology
    $83,006
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k
    5. Retail
    $81,097
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k
    6. Telecommunication
    $75,457
    Avg. Salary
    $64k
    $103k

    High Paying Web Developer Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Mobile Applications Developer

    Avg. salary: $89,549

    A mobile application developer is responsible for designing programming applications for mobile devices according to clients' specifications and business demands. Mobile application developers must have excellent knowledge of the technology industry, as well as computer system commands to develop efficient scripts and smooth navigation of operating systems. They analyze the clients' needs and recommend application solutions within their budget limitations and timeframe. A mobile application developer identifies inconsistencies and glitches with the output before submission to ensure its stability and optimal performance.
    67,204 Mobile Applications Developer Jobs
    Applications Developer

    Avg. salary: $81,439

    An application developer is responsible for creating program applications for devices based on clients' specifications and business needs. Application developers must have excellent knowledge of computer systems, as well as a strong command of programming languages to develop customized programs. Duties of an application developer also include running diagnostic tests to ensure the application's performance and stability, providing instruction manuals for reference, performing troubleshooting for any inconsistencies, upgrading design codes for optimization, and launching the application following the client's timetable.
    96,336 Applications Developer Jobs
    Front End Developer

    Avg. salary: $85,681

    Front-end developers architect and develop applications and websites through web technologies. They are responsible for the implementation of visual elements that every user sees and interacts with on web applications. They are often supported by the back-end web developers who are in charge of server application logic and integration. They must know CSS or HTML. They should be equipped with CSS processing skills, browser developer tools, version control, JavaScript framework, and responsive design skills.
    76,398 Front End Developer Jobs
    Contract Developer

    Avg. salary: $84,406

    Contract Developers develop secure web applications for data collections, quality measurement efforts, and reporting purposes for large-scale performance, wireframes and UI specifications for interactive and static reporting and analysis features, and developing UI to interact with reporting engines. They are involved with system design and technical documentation and responsible for dot net development. In this position, contract developers must excellent in problem-solving, analytical skills and attention to detail, display and manipulate performance metrics, and highly confident dealing with internal and external clients.
    85,516 Contract Developer Jobs
    Interactive Developer

    Avg. salary: $83,687

    Interactive developers are considered as the new software engineer breed. They function as a part programmer, part audio/video editor, and part designer interested in 3D technologies. Their responsibilities include developing and creating a website, searching for a site, and programming languages. It is expected from them to work with the other UX team members like developers, engineers, and researchers. They are equipped with skills in creating animations, Javascript, and other technologies based on the web.
    60,986 Interactive Developer Jobs
    Sharepoint Developer

    Avg. salary: $87,067

    A Sharepoint developer is responsible for designing Sharepoint servers, implementing strategic procedures to improve operational functions and business activities. Sharepoint developers work closely with the clients' for their specifications, analyzing their content requirements, and recommending solutions according to their budget goals and set timeframe. They also run multiple diagnostic tests and configuration to the website, ensuring its efficiency, accuracy, and smooth navigation for users. A Sharepoint developer must have excellent knowledge of utilizing various software tools and programs, including programming language and system codes, creating interfaces, resolving system glitches, and debugging codes.
    59,980 Sharepoint Developer Jobs

    Web Developer Salaries By Years Of Experience

    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.

    Which Companies Pay Web Developers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a web developer, being employed by a company such as Oracle or O'Melveny & Myers would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Adobe and VMware also report highly competitive salaries for web developers.
    Company
    Company
    Avg. Salary
    Range
    $99k
    $136k
    $99k
    $136k
    $99k
    $136k
    $99k
    $136k

    Recently Added Web Developer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Web Developer Ts/Sci
    Web Developer Ts/Sci
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    06/30/2021
    06/30/2021
    $65,000
    $65,000
    06/30/2021
    Web Developer (Angular, Html, CSS)
    Web Developer (Angular, Html, CSS)
    Beachwood, OH
    Beachwood, OH
    06/29/2021
    06/29/2021
    $89,250
    $89,250
    06/29/2021
    City of Seattle, Wa
    City of Seattle, Wa
    Web Developer I
    Web Developer I
    Web Developer I
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $71,417
    $71,417
    06/28/2021
    Web Developer//Javascript
    Web Developer//Javascript
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $93,915
    $93,915
    06/25/2021
    Web Developer III
    Web Developer III
    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $125,220
    $125,220
    06/25/2021
    Web Developer
    Web Developer
    Englewood, CO
    Englewood, CO
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $90,000
    $90,000
    06/25/2021
    Web Developer (22441)
    Web Developer (22441)
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $85,000
    $85,000
    06/24/2021
    Web Developer
    Web Developer
    Redmond, WA
    Redmond, WA
    06/24/2021
    06/24/2021
    $85,567
    $85,567
    06/24/2021
    Webmethods Developer (Corejava or Mulesoft Apps EXP)
    Webmethods Developer (Corejava or Mulesoft Apps EXP)
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    06/22/2021
    06/22/2021
    $125,220
    $125,220
    06/22/2021
    Web Developer (C# .NET)
    Web Developer (C# .NET)
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    06/19/2021
    06/19/2021
    $130,000
    $130,000
    06/19/2021

    Average Web Developer Salary by Demographic

    Web Developer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $71,820
    female-income
    Female Income
    $69,115
    Median Web Developer Income by Race
    Asian web developers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino web developers have the lowest average salary at $67,693.
    $76,000
    $74,000
    $72,000
    $70,000
    $68,000
    $66,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$70,088
    Black or African American$67,771
    Asian$75,172
    Unknown$71,615
    Hispanic or Latino$67,693
    Average Web Developer Salary by Education Level
    Web developers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $74,224 annually. With a Bachelors degree, web developers earn a median annual income of $71,820 compared to $65,815 for web developers with an Associate degree.
    $76,000
    $74,000
    $72,000
    $70,000
    $68,000
    $66,000
    $64,000
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Some College/ Associate Degree$65,815
    Bachelor's Degree$71,820
    Master's Degree$74,224