Web Developer salary in United States

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

2.4k salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2021
per year

The average salary for a web developer is $67,893 per year in the United States and $2,000 cash bonus per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Relocation assistance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for web developers

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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 $67,893 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%

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Most common benefits for Web Developers

  • Relocation assistance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Work from home
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • Referral program
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Salary satisfaction

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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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