How Much Does A Web Developer Make?

The introduction of the Internet has spawned the demand for web developers. They are the professionals who can make, design and maintain web pages for various clients. They see to it that the websites they have made can handle traffic and are easy for clients to use.

A very positive employment outlook, above-average pay and minimal educational requirements all make this career very attractive for those who know programming and coding and have a flair for website design.

Average Web Developer Annual Salary

$72,150

The average annual salary for web developers is $72,150 a year. Salaries start at $35,390 a year and go up to $119,550 a year.

Average Web Developer Hourly Wage

$34.69

The average hourly wage for a web developer is $34.69. Hourly wages were between $17.01 and $57.48 an hour.

Stats were based out of 129,540 employed web developers in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Web Developer

$119,550/year $57.48/hour

(Top 10% of Web Developers)


Senior Web Developer

$91,600/year $44.04/hour

(Top 25% of Web Developers)


Mid Level Web Developer

$66,130/year $31.79/hour

(Median)


Junior Web Developer

$47,580/year $22.87/hour

(Bottom 25% of Web Developers)


Entry Level Web Developer

$35,390/year $17.01/hour

(Bottom 10% of Web Developers)


Web Developer Average Salary Comparison

Computer and Information Research Scientists
$116k / year
$55 / hour
Software Developers, Systems Software
$110k / year
$53 / hour
Software Developers, Applications
$104k / year
$50 / hour
Computer Network Architects
$104k / year
$50 / hour
Information Security Analysts
$96k / year
$46 / hour
Computer Systems Analysts
$91k / year
$44 / hour
Computer Occupations, All Other
$88k / year
$42 / hour
Database Administrators
$87k / year
$41 / hour
Computer Programmers
$85k / year
$40 / hour
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$84k / year
$40 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Web Developers

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Web Developers

Web Developer Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 Washington $43.39 $90,260
#2 District of Columbia $41.70 $86,730
#3 California $39.87 $82,930
#4 New York $39.01 $81,140
#5 Virginia $38.92 $80,950
#6 Delaware $38.03 $79,090
#7 Massachusetts $38.00 $79,040
#8 Georgia $37.14 $77,250
#9 Illinois $36.04 $74,960
#10 Connecticut $35.56 $73,970
#11 New Jersey $35.39 $73,610
#12 North Carolina $34.63 $72,030
#13 Texas $34.20 $71,140
#14 Minnesota $33.95 $70,610
#15 Arizona $33.05 $68,750
#16 Pennsylvania $32.38 $67,360
#17 Maryland $32.08 $66,720
#18 Vermont $31.70 $65,930
#19 South Carolina $31.61 $65,760
#20 Wyoming $31.51 $65,530
#21 Colorado $31.02 $64,510
#22 Utah $30.97 $64,420
#23 Oregon $30.91 $64,300
#24 Michigan $30.85 $64,170
#25 South Dakota $30.81 $64,090
#26 New Hampshire $30.79 $64,040
#27 Maine $30.75 $63,950
#28 Florida $29.96 $62,320
#29 Missouri $29.40 $61,150
#30 Nevada $29.14 $60,610
#31 North Dakota $28.90 $60,100
#32 Ohio $28.82 $59,950
#33 Nebraska $28.75 $59,810
#34 Tennessee $28.68 $59,660
#35 Mississippi $28.49 $59,270
#36 Indiana $28.40 $59,080
#37 Alabama $28.26 $58,770
#38 Kansas $28.13 $58,510
#39 Arkansas $27.69 $57,590
#40 Kentucky $27.58 $57,370
#41 Alaska $27.46 $57,110
#42 New Mexico $26.77 $55,680
#43 Iowa $26.72 $55,580
#44 Oklahoma $25.69 $53,430
#45 Louisiana $25.30 $52,620
#46 Wisconsin $24.98 $51,960
#47 West Virginia $23.85 $49,600
#48 Idaho $23.51 $48,900
#49 Montana $20.97 $43,610
#50 Puerto Rico $18.03 $37,500

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Career Spotlight: Web Developer

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