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Web developer salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$81,294
Average $81,294
Low $49,356
High $133,897
Cash bonus
$2,500per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a web developer is $81,294 per year in the United States and $2,500 cash bonus per year.2.6k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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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
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Web Developers in United States

  1. Wells Fargo
    3.7
    44,801 reviews13 salaries reported
    $152,317per year
  2. $100,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Web Developers near United States

  1. San Francisco, CA
    $118,928 per year
    25 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $102,580 per year
    46 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $100,844 per year
    35 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $93,814 per year
    110 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $88,804 per year
    46 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $87,601 per year
    14 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $84,941 per year
    34 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $75,540 per year
    24 salaries reported
  3. Grand Rapids, MI
    $71,268 per year
    10 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 $81,294 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

WEBPlanet
PRIME INSIGHTS MAGAZINE
Resmatic Inc.
ISE Data Systems
Planned Systems International
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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

Job openings

Average $111,690 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Web Developer

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