Web Developer Salary Range

Is your web developer salary on par for your experience, location and known platforms? Want to research web development salaries for a potential career change? Here is a dynamic look at web developer salary ranges, featuring past, present and forecasted earnings from the industry's leading, unbiased data sources.

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Historic Web Developer Salaries

Average salary range for web developers and related specialists for the past three years:

Job Title 2020 Salary 2021 Salary 2022 Salary 2-Year Change
Web Developer $86,000 - $124,750 $87,250 - $126,500 $87,750 - $131,500 + 4.0%
E-Commerce Analyst $85,250 - $121,750 $86,000 - $122,000 $88,750 - $125,000 + 3.3%
Senior Web Developer $102,750 - $147,000 $104,250 - $146,000 $107,750 - $151,000 + 3.6%
Front-End Developer $67,000 - $99,000 $72,000 - $102,000 $80,000 - $116,250 + 18.2%
pdf icon Sources: Robert Half Technology Salary Guide - 2020, 2021 & 2022 editions

Skills To Boost Your Web Developer Salary

Learn these marketable skill sets to increase your web development earnings and hiring prospects:

  • Desirable web development languages inc. Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, .Net and JavaScript
  • Site creation with popular Content Management Systems (CMS) inc. WordPress, Joomla! & Drupal
  • E-Commerce software development and data analysis
  • Cross-platform mobile application development
  • Full Stack development training
  • Cloud architecture and application programming
  • Responsive web design and development
  • Cyber security and secure software development
  • User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design

Web Developer Salaries by State

U.S. State / Location

Average Annual Wage

Average Hourly Wage

Alabama
$49,100 $23.61
Alaska
$65,870 $31.67
Arizona
$66,970 $32.2
Arkansas
$59,040 $28.39
California
$94,060 $45.22
Colorado
$87,310 $41.98
Connecticut
$84,460 $40.60
Delaware
$83,100 $39.95
District of Columbia
$95,180 $45.76
Florida
$84,900 $40.82
Georgia
$94,370 $45.37
Hawaii
$68,130 $32.76
Idaho
$66,680 $32.06
Illinois
$88,880 $42.73
Indiana
$63,390 $30.48
Iowa
$66,000 $31.73
Kansas
$66,690 $32.06
Kentucky
$64,700 $31.11
Louisiana
$54,300 $26.11
Maine
$62,160 $29.88
Maryland
$96,460 $46.37
Massachusetts
$87,200 $41.92
Michigan
$76,960 $37.00
Minnesota
$88,150 $42.38
Mississippi
$62,410 $30.01
Missouri
$77,100 $37.07
Montana
$56,610 $27.22
Nebraska
$81,170 $39.02
Nevada
$69,600 $33.46
New Hampshire
$68,310 $32.84
New Jersey
$86,730 $41.70
New Mexico
$80,790 $38.84
New York
$77,680 $37.35
North Carolina
$81,130 $39.01
North Dakota
$65,680 $31.58
Ohio
$76,880 $36.96
Oklahoma
$61,700 $29.66
Oregon
$76,230 $36.65
Pennsylvania
$73,930 $35.55
Puerto Rico
$36,000 $17.31
Rhode Island
$99,940 $48.05
South Carolina
$69,790 $33.56
South Dakota
$54,550 $26.22
Tennessee
$59,210 $28.47
Texas
$77,880 $37.44
Utah
$63,090 $30.33
Vermont
$73,800 $35.48
Virginia
$103,930 $49.97
Washington
$101,920 $49.00
West Virginia
$60,670 $29.17
Wisconsin
$58,030 $27.90
Wyoming
$51,910 $24.96
web icon Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top Paying Cities for Web Developers

These metropolitan areas and cities pay the highest web development salaries:

  1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA: $124,430
  2. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA: $110,880
  3. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington: $108,610
  4. Washington DC Metro Area: DC-VA-MD-WV: $106,200
  5. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: $103,190
web icon Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Web Developer Salary by Specialty & Experience

  • Junior Web Developer: $77,000
  • Web Designer: $82,000
  • Web Developer: $98,000
  • SQL Developer: $104,000
  • SharePoint Developer: $108,000
  • Python Developer: $110,000
  • User Interface (UI) Developer: $110,000
  • .Net Web Developer: $111,000
  • PHP Web Developer: $111,000
  • Software Developer: $111,000
  • Java Web Developer: $117,000
  • Perl Developer: $120,000
  • J2EE Developer: $121,000
  • Websphere Developer: $123,000
  • Coldfusion Developer: $124,000
  • Lead Web Developer: $127,000
  • Senior Web Developer: $135,000
web icon Source: Glassdoor.com

Web Development Wages vs. Popular IT Roles

  • Systems Architect: $147,901
  • Cloud Engineer: $140,571
  • Cyber Security Engineer: $135,059
  • Data Architect: $128,835
  • Data Scientist: $120,650
  • Software Developer: $120,204
  • DevOps Engineer: $119,201
  • IT Project Manager: $118,517
  • Systems Engineer: $112,407
  • Database Administrator: $111,362
  • Cyber Security Analyst: $102,253
  • Business Intelligence Analyst: $101,497
  • UI/UX Designer: $101,260
  • Web Developer: $98,912
  • Computer Programmer: $97,320
  • Network Engineer: $93,373
  • Application Support Engineer: $91,176
  • Systems Administrator: $88,642
  • Technical Support Engineer: $77,169
  • Help Desk Technician: $52,259
pdf icon Source: 2022 Tech Salary Report by Dice.com

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  • Analyze and Design Data Structures & Algorithms
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  • Learn Marketable Languages inc. Java, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Objective-C
  • Graphic Design Training ft. Adobe's Creative Suite
  • User-Interface and User-Experience Design
  • Software Product Development using Agile
 

Bachelor of Science in Software Development

  • Cross-Platform Application Development Training
  • User Interface (UI) & User Experience (UX) Design
  • Software Testing, Security and Quality Assurance
  • Learn Marketable Languages inc. Java & Javascript
  • Advanced Data Modeling and Database Development
  • Manage Software Projects with Agile Best Practices
  • Transfer Previous College Credit to Lower Tuition
 

Master's in Technology Management

  • Prepare to Lead Personnel and Use Emerging Technologies to Achieve Organizational Goals
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    • Cyber Security Threats & Vulnerabilities
    • Managing Diverse Organizations in a Flat World
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