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

Average base salary
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3.6k salaries reported, updated at May 20, 2020
$76,607
per year
The average salary for a web developer is $76,607 per year in the United States and $2,000 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$2,000
per year
Most common benefits
  • Health savings account
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for web developers

Most recommended skill

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earn +46.17% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 35.50% since 2018. Web Developers with this skill earn +46.17% more than the average base salary, which is $76,607 per year.

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Backbone.js
+46.17%
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Angular
+26.87%
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Node.js
+19.61%
1,105Company icon
React
+18.76%
1,215Company icon
Java
+16.30%
1,458Company icon
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Computer Science Degree
+8.47%
995 jobs
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Most common benefits for Web Developers

  • Health savings account
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Retirement plan
  • Food provided
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 806 ratings

57% of Web developers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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