What is the average web designer salary range?

Worldwide, salary surveys in 2009 to 2010 indicate that the average web designer salary is $38,300 to $62,400 USD per year. While freelance web designers' and new graduates' earnings may fall into the lower range of the salary scale, web designers that have 5 or more years of experience, industry certifications and college degrees can earn $90,000 USD annually or more. Web designers may specialize in certain tedious areas of web design, which makes their skills in high demand among web development firms. By getting a solid background in fundamental web design programs, computer coding, creative design and website building techniques, a web designer can expect to increase his earnings dramatically over the course of his career.