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Freelance Web Designer

How Much Do Freelance Web Designer Jobs Pay per Month?

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $108,500 $9,041 $2,086 $52
75th Percentile $62,500 $5,208 $1,201 $30
Average $55,810 $4,650 $1,073 $27
25th Percentile $36,000 $3,000 $692 $17
$1,958 - $2,625
17% of jobs
$3,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$2,625 - $3,292
18% of jobs
$3,292 - $3,958
15% of jobs
$3,958 - $4,625
6% of jobs
The average salary is $4,650 a month
$4,625 - $5,292
25% of jobs
$5,292 - $5,958
2% of jobs
$5,958 - $6,625
0% of jobs
$6,625 - $7,292
0% of jobs
$7,292 - $7,958
0% of jobs
$7,958 - $8,625
0% of jobs
$9,041 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$8,625 - $9,292
12% of jobs

National Average

$1,958 $4,650/month $27/hour $9,292
Freelance Web Designer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$55,810
$4,650
$1,073
$27
Chicago, IL
$57,132
$4,761
$1,099
$27

As of Jan 11, 2021, the average monthly pay for a Freelance Web Designer in the United States is $4,651 a month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing monthly salaries as high as $9,292 and as low as $1,958, the majority of Freelance Web Designer salaries currently range between $3,000 (25th percentile) to $5,208 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Freelance Web Designer varies greatly (by as much as $2,208), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Freelance Web Designer job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Freelance Web Designer in your area makes on average $4,761 per month, or $111 (2%) more than the national average monthly salary of $4,651. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Freelance Web Designer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate monthly salary range for Freelance Web Designer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Freelance Web Designer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Freelance Web Designer job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $8,106 (14.5%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $9,119 (16.3%) above the $55,810 average.

Unfortunately, the job market in Lakes, AK is underperforming for Freelance Web Designer jobs, so it may be difficult to land a position in this location.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Freelance Web Designer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between Lakes, AK and San Jose, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Freelance Web Designer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lakes, AK$64,930$5,411$1,249$31.22
San Francisco, CA$64,666$5,389$1,244$31.09
Santa Clara, CA$63,917$5,326$1,229$30.73
Washington, DC$63,054$5,255$1,213$30.31
Los Angeles, CA$62,328$5,194$1,199$29.97
Fremont, CA$62,230$5,186$1,197$29.92
Jersey City, NJ$61,515$5,126$1,183$29.57
Green River, WY$61,202$5,100$1,177$29.42
San Buenaventura, CA$61,200$5,100$1,177$29.42
San Jose, CA$61,169$5,097$1,176$29.41

Top 5 Best Paying Related Freelance Web Designer Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Freelance Web Designer job category that pay more per year than a typical Freelance Web Designer salary. Top examples of these roles include: Freelance Designer, Freelance Senior Designer, and Freelance Product Designer.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $26,607 (47.7%) and $60,017 (107.5%) more than the average Freelance Web Designer salary of $55,810. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Freelance Web Designer jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Freelance Web Designer position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Freelance Designer$115,827$9,652$2,227$55.69
Freelance Senior Designer$88,715$7,393$1,706$42.65
Freelance Product Designer$86,036$7,170$1,655$41.36
Freelance Design Engineer$84,721$7,060$1,629$40.73
Senior Web Designer$82,417$6,868$1,585$39.62
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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