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

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3k salaries reported, updated at Nov 27, 2020
$78,446
per year

The average salary for a web developer is $78,446 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

  • 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

Most recommended skill

Backbone.js

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 $78,446 per year.

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top skillsBackbone.js+46.17%salary
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Backbone.js
+46.17%
197Company icon
Angular
+26.87%
1,741Company icon
Node.js
+19.61%
1,105Company icon
React
+18.76%
1,215Company icon
Java
+16.30%
1,458Company icon
Top fields of studyComputer Science Degree+8.47%salary
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Computer Science Degree
+8.47%
995 jobs
1,349Company icon

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

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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