Web DeveloperSample Job Descriptions, Salaries, and Interview Questions

Web developers are responsible for turning a client’s vision for a website into reality. They must have a thorough knowledge of HTML, as well as other programming languages like JavaScript and SQL. It’s also helpful for web developers to be familiar with media publishing tools like Flash.

In addition to hard technical skills, web developers should also have soft skills like expertise in verbal communication, written communication, and presentation. A web developer must be able to effectively communicate with clients and stakeholders outside of the development team about the goals of a particular project.

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Average salary and compensation

The average salary for a web developer is $99,850 in the United States. Position salary will vary based on experience, education, company size, industry, and market.

LocationSalary LowSalary High
Phoenix, Arizona$99,300$134,350
Los Angeles, California$112,050$151,550
Denver, Colorado$93,350$126,300
Washington, DC$113,750$153,850
Miami, Florida$92,950$125,750
Orlando, Florida$85,700$116,000
Tampa, Florida$86,550$117,100
Atlanta, Georgia$90,800$122,850
Chicago, Illinois$104,400$141,250
Boston, Massachusetts$112,900$152,700
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota$89,950$121,700
New York City, New York$118,800$160,750
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania$96,750$130,900
Dallas, Texas$94,200$127,450
Houston, Texas$93,350$126,300
Seattle, Washington$108,650$147,000
National Average$84,850$114,850

Sample interview questions

  • What is W3C and why is it important?
  • What programming languages are you proficient in?
  • How do you handle the demands of a client? 
  • Tell me about a time you worked through conflict on a team project.
  • Tell me about yourself. 
  • Where do you see yourself in five years? In ten?
  • What makes you a good fit for this company?
  • What sparked your interest in web development? 
  • What makes you a great web developer?
  • How do you handle constructive criticism? Give me an example.
  • How do you manage your time to produce quality work in a timely manner?
  • Tell me about the project you are most proud of. What challenges did you work through? What would you change about it now?
  • How do you keep up with the latest changes in web development?
  • What aspect of coding is most difficult for you?

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