Web Developer Salary Range

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Historic Web Developer Salaries

Average salary ranges for web developers, web designers and related professionals for the past three years:

 Job Title
Web Developer
Web Designer
E-Comm. Analyst
Sr. Web developer
2013 Salary
$65,750 - $106,500
$57,000 - $93,500
$75,000 - $108,250
$92,000 - $127,250
2014 Salary
$70,000 - $113,500
$60,250 - $99,000
$79,500 - $114,750
$97,750 - $135,250
2015 Salary
$73,500 - $122,000
$64,000 - $105,500
$84,250 - $121,500
$104,500 - $144,250
2-Year Change
+ 13.5%
+ 12.6%
+ 12.3%
+ 13.5%

Add these percentages to the salary table above for the following skills:

  • Add 10% for virtualization skills
  • Add 10% for SharePoint development
  • Add 9% for Java inc. Java EE and J2EE
  • Add 9% for PHP programming
  • Add 9% for .Net development
  • Add 9% for C# development
  • Add 8% for Web Services expertise
  • Add 8% for LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & Perl/PHP/Python)
  • Add 7% for CMS (Joomla!, WordPress, etc.)
  • Add 6% for AJAX development
  • Add 5% for ActiveX/DCOM/COM
  • Add 5% for ASP development
  • Add 4% for Cold Fusion development
pdf icon Sources: Robert Half Technology Salary Survey - 2015, 2014 & 2013 Editions

Web Developer Salaries by State

U.S. State / Location

Average Annual Wage

Average Hourly Wage

Alabama
$68,320
$32.85
Alaska
$68,320
$32.84
Arizona
$76,630
$36.84
Arkansas
$73,040
$35.12
California
$90,980
$43.74
Colorado
$82,530
$39.68
Connecticut
$76,370
$36.71
Delaware
$87,320
$41.98
District of Columbia
$89,330
$42.95
Florida
$67,300
$32.36
Georgia
$82,150
$39.49
Hawaii
$76,600
$36.83
Idaho
$59,700
$28.70
Illinois
$80,190
$38.55
Indiana
$70,050
$33.68
Iowa
$73,100
$35.15
Kansas
$69,880
$33.60
Kentucky
$65,460
$31.47
Louisiana
$62,770
$30.18
Maine
$63,410
$30.49
Maryland
$90,740
$43.63
Massachusetts
$90,690
$43.60
Michigan
$69,090
$33.22
Minnesota
$80,480
$38.69
Mississippi
$61,050
$29.35
Missouri
$80,740
$38.82
Montana
$58,970
$28.35
Nebraska
$71,320
$34.29
Nevada
$71,760
$34.50
New Hampshire
$82,060
$39.45
New Jersey
$90,860
$43.68
New Mexico
$71,480
$34.36
New York
$89,650
$43.10
North Carolina
$80,930
$38.91
North Dakota
$62,910
$30.24
Ohio
$75,650
$36.37
Oklahoma
$63,270
$30.42
Oregon
$69,280
$33.31
Pennsylvania
$82,390
$39.61
Puerto Rico
$42,020
$20.20
Rhode Island
$78,610
$37.80
South Carolina
$66,120
$31.79
South Dakota
$63,640
$30.59
Tennessee
$68,690
$33.03
Texas
$83,530
$40.16
Utah
$70,200
$33.75
Vermont
$63,270
$30.42
Virginia
$93,130
$44.78
Washington
$83,950
$40.36
West Virginia
$67,520
$32.46
Wisconsin
$67,270
$32.34
Wyoming
$61,940
$29.78
web icon Source: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top Paying U.S. Metro Areas for Web Developers

  1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA: $106,580
  2. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA: $95,600
  3. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington: $87,520
  4. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV: $84,990
  5. New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ: $79,900
web icon Source: United States Department of Labor

Web Developer Salary by Specialty & Experience

  • Web Designer: $76,000
  • .Net Web Developer: $77,000
  • PHP Web Developer: $81,000
  • Coldfusion Developer: $84,000
  • SQL Server Developer: $84,000
  • Java Web Developer: $88,000
  • Software Designer: $88,000
  • User Interface (UI) Developer: $89,000
  • Web Developer: $91,000
  • Oracle Developer: $93,000
  • SharePoint Developer: $95,000
  • Perl Developer: $95,000
  • J2EE Developer: $98,000
  • Lead .Net Web Developer: $103,000
  • Websphere Developer: $107,000
  • Lead Java Developer: $108,000
  • Senior J2EE Developer: $112,000
web icon Source: Indeed.com

Web Developer Wages vs. Popular IT Roles (Global)

  • Technical Support / IT Help Desk: $58,420
  • Network Administration: $74,313
  • System Operations: $76,711
  • Web / Intranet Development: $80,960
  • Systems Analysis: $84,734
  • Network Engineering: $87,093
  • Voice Engineering: $87,522
  • Systems Engineering: $91,026
  • Business Intelligence: $96,499
  • Enterprise Infrastructure Mgmt.: $98,075
  • Business App Development: $99,130
  • Project Management: $99,489
  • Information Security: $101,539
  • Cloud Computing: $101,957
pdf icon Source: 2015 IT Skills & Salary Report by Global Knowledge and Windows IT Pro

Web Development Training

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Program Highlights & Certifications

A.S. Web Design & Interactive Media

  • Method: Online Degree
  • Degree Level: Associate
  • Accredited School: Yes
  • Financial Aid Available: Yes
  • Merge your Artistic Talent with the Latest Technologies to Design Engaging Websites
  • Learn how to Develop Interactive Web Content with Audio, Video, Animation, Text & Data
  • Assemble your Digital Portfolio, Professional Resume & Web Development Sample Sheets
  • Java Programming & Application Development
  • 2D and 3D Animation and Computer Modeling
  • Use Photoshop to Manipulate Digital Images
  • Online Courses & Degrees Begin Year Round

AAS - IT: Multiplatform Software Development

  • Method: Online Degree
  • Degree Level: Associate
  • Accredited School: Yes
  • Financial Aid Available: Yes
  • Develop Software Systems and Applications for Websites and Mobile Devices
  • Learn Hot Programming Languages like Java, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Objective-C & VB .Net
  • Software Product Development using Agile
  • Use SQL to Solve Complex Business Issues
  • User-Interface and User-Experience Design
  • Graphic Design Training featuring Adobe CS
  • Assemble a Software Development Portfolio
  • Software Dev Courses Starting Year Round

B.S. Web Design & Development

  • Method: Online Degree
  • Degree Level: Bachelor
  • Accredited School: Yes
  • Financial Aid Available: Yes
  • Learn how to Develop Websites with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, ActionScript & XHTML
  • Create Interactive Flash-Based Websites
  • Flash ActionScript Tools and Techniques
  • Design and Embed Rich Media Elements
  • Design Web Content for Mobile Devices
  • Study Networks and Server Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming Courses
  • Design/Development Team Leadership
  • Award-Winning Online Learning Platform

B.S.I.T. Software Analysis & Development

  • Method: Online Degree
  • Degree Level: Bachelor's
  • Accredited School: Yes
  • Financial Aid Available: Yes
  • Learn In-Demand Systems, Application & Web Programming Languages including PHP, Perl, Java, VB. Net, C+, C++, C#, SQL & Objective-C
  • Analyze, Design & Develop Innovative Software Systems to Solve Complex Business Problems
  • Software Quality Control & Testing Techniques
  • Android & iOS Mobile Application Development
  • Develop Websites in HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • E-Commerce Web Development & Marketing
  • Develop Integrated Data-Driven Apps with XML
  • Human-Computer Interaction and UI Design

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