Web Developer Salary

Web Developer Job Description

Web developers should have in-depth knowledge of Internet protocols and applications, in addition to a solid understanding of business strategy. They need strong communication skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team. Employers typically seek individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, plus several years of web-related experience. Work experience can sometimes be substituted for the educational requirement. Sample code and web links to sample work are often requested. Candidates should be well-versed in web technologies and tools, such as AJAX, JavaScript, ColdFusion, LAMP, DHTML (Dynamic HTML technologies), HTML5 and SOAP.

Typical duties of a web developer:

  • Gathering business requirements and developing specifications for web-based applications
  • Providing technical assistance to web administrator
  • Integrating websites with back-end systems such as databases
  • Writing test plans and test results

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Salary Range
$73,750 - $95,500

Midpoint Salary

$85,000 per year

Salary range based on experience in percentile

25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile
Beginner Mid-level Advanced
$73,750 $85,000 $95,500

Beginner: New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties

Mid-level: Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role

Advanced: Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available

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