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Web Designer salary in United States

How much does a Web Designer make in the United States?

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The average salary for a web designer is $26.51 per hour in the United States. 1.8k salaries reported, updated at May 19, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Web Designers in United States

  1. SAIC
    2907 reviews8 salaries reported
    $77.97per hour
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Highest paying cities for Web Designers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $30.72 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. Irvine, CA
    $28.81 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $28.73 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $28.16 per hour
    29 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $27.85 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $27.63 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $27.40 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $27.01 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $26.27 per hour
    19 salaries reported
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Where can a Web Designer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Web Designers

Most recommended certification

IAT Level IIearn +107.30% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 33.33% since 2018. Web Designers with this certification earn +107.30% more than the average base salary, which is $26.51 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20126increase by 6
201331increase by 416.67%
201415decrease by 51.61%
201532increase by 113.33%
201660increase by 87.50%
201751decrease by 15.00%
201821decrease by 58.82%
201928increase by 33.33%

Top companies hiring Web Designers with the recommended certification

Booz Allen Hamilton
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Most common benefits for Web Designers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 255 ratings

51% of Web Designers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

User Experience Designer

16,682 job openings

Average $94,943 per year

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