Sunday, January 29, 2012

How Much Money Do Web Developers Make?

I have been researching a lot of salary statistics lately, so pretty much all of my blogs have information about salaries in one way or another. While I'm on a role, I figured I might as well compile some information about web developer salary ranges. Web developers, as a whole, make a lot of money, but much of their earnings is based on their abilities in their line of work. The average web developer salary is comparable to the average software developer salary, but there are some notable differences to keep in mind. Let's take a look at the numbers to see what you could make in this profession.


Salary by Years of Experience

  • Less than 1 year: $28,789 - $57,162 per year per year
  • 1-4 years: $30,318 - $66,781 per year
  • 5-9 years: $39,160 - $80,512 per year
  • 10-19 years: $42,388 - $85,613 per year
  • 20 years or more: $44,230 - $97,436 per year

Salary by State

  • Washington: $30,283 - $74,007 per year
  • Virginia: $36,285 - $81,316 per year
  • Texas: $29,766 - $72,432 per year
  • Pennsylvania: $32,058 - $72,778 per year
  • New York: $34,305 - $78,907 per year
  • Illinois: $32,628 - $67,695 per year
  • California: $39,949 - $83,687 per year

Salary by Company Size

  • 1-9: $23,812 - $61,310 per year
  • 10-49: $30,753 - $69,167 per year
  • 50-199: $32,973 - $71,493 per year
  • 200-599: $36,357 - $76,614 per year
  • 600-1999: $42,402 - $77,598 per year
  • 2000-4999: $38,697 - $77,167 per year
  • 5000-19999: $43,887 - $88,001 per year
  • 20000-49999: $37,814 - $77,735 per year
  • 50000+ $37,095 - $85,775 per year

Salary by Certification

  • Sun Certified Java Programmer: $27,000 - $88,750 per year
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: $54,045 - $66,129 per year
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: $20,608 - $70,234 per year
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer: $40,000 - $65,000 per year
  • Microsoft Certified Professional: $30,067 - $78,597 per year
  • Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet: $33,000 - $58,983 per year
  • Macromedia ColdFusion Advancd Certification: $44,219 - $76,302 per year
  • CompTIA Security+: $48,605 - $66,129 per year
  • Comptia A+ Service Technician: $44,219 - $64,094 per year
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate: $15,467 - $69,043 per year

Salary by Specialty

  • Web Development: $32,269 - $74,713 per year
  • SQL: $31,562 - $75,972 per year
  • Microsoft SQL Server: $31,582 - $73,009 per year
  • Microsoft Active Server Pages: $34,425 - $76,247 per year
  • Linux: $30,780 - $75,352 per year
  • JavaScript: $32,223 - $74,035 per year
  • Java: $34,021 - $80,149 per year
  • Internet Information Server: $34,620 - $75,496 per year
  • HTML: $31,547 - $72,580 per year
  • e-Commerce: $30,060 - $76,403 per year

Salary by Employer Type

  • University: $33,557 - $60,503 per year
  • State and Local Government: $37,095 - $77,488 per year
  • Self-Employed: $18,383 - $90,042 per year
  • School District: $28,060 - $63,376 per year
  • Private Practice/Firm: $30,773 - $70,587 per year
  • Non-Profit Organization: $30,000 - $76,906 per year
  • Hospital: $54,260 - $76,500 per year
  • Federal Government: $30,913 - $96,958 per year
  • Contract: $32,215 - $79,490 per year
  • Company: $32,272 - $74,835 per year

Salary by Industry

  • Web Development: $29,452 - $70,932 per year
  • Software Applications: $30,051 - $80,000 per year
  • Marketing and Media Management: $33,039 - $65,683 per year
  • Internet and New Media: $32,985 - $79,164 per year
  • E-Commerce: $28,033 - $80,156 per year
  • College/University: $32,200 - $59,481 per year
  • Advertising Agency: $32,059 - $69,658 per year

The numbers above show that you can make a lot of money as a web developer, no matter what your situation may be. The key to doing that though is to have a good education backing your career. If you can go to school to get the design and IT degree that you need for this profession, you can easily make enough money to support your family. Who knows, you might even end up working for Google or some other huge site like that. You just have to make an effort to find a good job that you love, and you will be able to reap all the rewards that web development has to offer.

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