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How much do Web Developers earn in the United States?





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The average salary for a web developer is $64,408


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167 salaries reported. Updated 17 October 2021

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How much does a Web Developer make?

In the United States, the average pay for a web developer as of October 2021 is approximately $72,400 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $37.13 per hour and $6,033 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Web Developer Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen web developer salaries ranging from a high of $126,146 per year to a low of $23,400 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of web developers currently sit between $25,350 per year and $85,368 per year.

To be considered a top earning web developer you would be expected to be making in excess of $126,146 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $25,350 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for a web developer can vary significantly (by as much as $100,796 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

How does Web Developer pay compare across the United States?


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