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Web developer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$80,407
Average $80,407
Low $49,691
High $130,108
Cash bonus
$2,500per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a web developer is $80,407 per year in the United States and $2,500 cash bonus per year.2.3k salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Web Developers in United States

  1. Genesis Acquisitions, Inc.
    4.9star
    191 reviews5 salaries reported
    $150,166per year
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Highest paying cities for Web Developers near United States

  1. Atlanta, GA
    $103,732 per year
    28 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $98,930 per year
    34 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $98,676 per year
    64 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $94,097 per year
    56 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $92,773 per year
    19 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $89,337 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $82,131 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $79,146 per year
    47 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $78,576 per year
    13 salaries reported
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Where can a Web Developer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Web Developers

Most recommended skill

Backbone.js(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 $80,407 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20112increase by 2
20123013increase by 150550.00%
201318078increase by 500.00%
201422163increase by 22.60%
201515494decrease by 30.09%
201613413decrease by 13.43%
20174584decrease by 65.82%
20182713decrease by 40.82%
20191750decrease by 35.50%

Top companies hiring Web Developers with the recommended skill

Car Keys Express
Peraton
MSM Technology, LLC (MSM Tech)
Karsun Solutions, LLC
Okaya infocom
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Top fields of study
Computer Science Degree
+8.47%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
158 jobs197
923 jobs1,741
551 jobs1,105
557 jobs1,215
872 jobs1,458
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Most common benefits for Web Developers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Front End Developer

22,794 job openings

Average $102,596 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Web Developer

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