What does a Lead Web Developer do?

Web developers work within the design code and modification of websites according to their client’s specifications to handle every aspect of the process of a website’s creation from layout to function. They make their clients’ visions become a reality by ensuring the finished website has its appropriate and fitting applications.

Web developers handle the look and feel of a website as well as its technical and logistical components. This includes performance and capacity measurement and continuing to create and test its applications once they are in hand. They write code for the site often using HTML or XML programming languages and codes, and they break technical aspects down into simpler terms for the client. They will also collaborate with graphics teams and design departments to determine the website’s specific look, feel, and layout. They are also often responsible for the monitoring of the website’s traffic once it goes live. Web developers have completed a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Lead Web Developer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$90,508 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$58K
Median: $91K
$142K
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Lead Web Developer Career Path

Learn how to become a Lead Web Developer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Lead Web Developer Insights

Read what Lead Web Developer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
QDegreesQDegrees
Web Developer
Oct 13, 2020

“I have recetnly started in this company and i think i will have a good and long career ahead.”

ITcompany
Dot NET Developer
Oct 11, 2021

“Good payment for your work and recognizes you if you and your work is worth of”

Ascentspark SoftwareAscentspark Software
Senior Web Developer
Apr 19, 2021

“It is not a permanent cons but after lockdown salary time is little bit delayed.”

ToppScholarsToppScholars
Web Developer
Dec 19, 2019

“I have been working at Toppscholars for almost a year and to be honest this is a very good organization.”

Urban InsightUrban Insight
Web Developer
Nov 7, 2020

“I enjoyed the work which was challenging and eventually made me a much better developer than when I started.”

E2logy Software SolutionsE2logy Software Solutions
Web Developer
Jun 10, 2020

“I have been working in a good team of 5 people and we ensure Website infrastructure is good.”

MERGEMERGE
Web Developer
Jul 26, 2021

“• They will tell you career growth is important and do nothing to grow your career.”

NeoDoctoNeoDocto
Web Developer
Jul 30, 2021

“I am happy to work with neodocto it is good platform for develop skills and aibility of work.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a lead web developer

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The most common qualifications to become a lead web developer include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.