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Web Developer Average Salary in Brazil 2023

How much money does a person working as Web Developer make in Brazil?

Average Monthly Salary
7,250 BRL
( 87,000 BRL yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working as Web Developer in Brazil typically earns around 7,250 BRL. Salaries range from 3,340 BRL (lowest) to 11,500 BRL (highest).

Salary Variance

This is the average salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Web Developer salaries in Brazil vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Web Developer Pay Scale and Salaries in Brazil

Median and salary distribution Brazil Web Developer monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
6,880 BRL or more
10% of people earn
6,030 to 6,880 BRL
20% of people earn
4,150 BRL or less
65% of people earn
4,150 to 6,030 BRL
Minimum Salary
3,340 BRL
6,930 BRL
11,500 BRL

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries for the position Web Developer in Brazil range from 3,340 BRL (starting salary) to 11,500 BRL (maximum salary). It should be noted that the given figure is not the legally mandated minimum wage; rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that included thousands of participants and professionals from all regions of the country.

  • Median Salary

    With a median salary of 6,930 BRL, half of the professionals who work as Web Developer in Brazil earn less than this amount, and the other half earn more. The median salary denotes the middle value of salaries. Ideally, you would want to belong to the group earning more than the median salary, located on the right side of the salary distribution graph.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    The median is closely associated with two other values known as the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution chart, it can be determined that 25% of professionals employed as Web Developer in Brazil earn less than 5,590 BRL, while 75% earn more. Similarly, the chart shows that 75% earn less than 7,990 BRL while 25% earn more.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    To provide a better understanding of expected salaries, we categorized the frequently occurring salaries into different ranges. This approach provides a more precise representation of salary distribution for the job title Web Developer in Brazil compared to simply calculating the average. The majority of reported salaries, approximately 65%, fall within the range of 4,150 BRL to 6,030 BRL. About 20% of salaries are below the 4,150 BRL mark, while 10% fall within the range of 6,030 BRL to 6,880 BRL. Only 5% of individuals have salaries exceeding 6,880 BRL.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience / Web Developer / Brazil

How do experience and age affect pay?

0 - 2 Years
3,790 BRL
2 - 5 Years+34%
5,060 BRL
5 - 10 Years+48%
7,470 BRL
10 - 15 Years+22%
9,110 BRL
15 - 20 Years+9%
9,930 BRL
20+ Years+8%
10,800 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Brazil Web Developer
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage. We broke down salaries by experience level for people working as Web Developer and this is what we found.

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.

Employees with less than two years of experience earn approximately 3,790 BRL.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,060 BRL, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 7,470 BRL, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

Additionally, professionals whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 9,110 BRL, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 9,930 BRL, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 10,800 BRL, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Salary Comparison By Education / Web Developer / Brazil

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary variance between different education levels of professionals working as Web Developer.

Certificate or Diploma
4,320 BRL
Bachelor's Degree+57%
6,780 BRL
Master's Degree+68%
11,400 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down salaries by education level for the position Web Developer in order to make a comparison.

Level 1: Certificate or Diploma

Employees at this education level have an average salary of 4,320 BRL.

Level 2: Bachelor's Degree

At this level, the average salary becomes 6,780 BRL, 57% more than the previous level.

Level 3: Master's Degree

At this level, the average salary becomes 11,400 BRL, 68% more than the previous level.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Brazil costs anywhere from 42,800 BRL to 128,000 BRL and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch to a higher-paying job. The numbers seem to support the theory. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Web Developer / Brazil

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? For the people who work as Web Developer in Brazil, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 16%.

7,780 BRL
6,720 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Brazil for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Web Developer / Brazil

How much are annual salary increments in Brazil for individuals working as Web Developer? How often do employees get salary raises?

Individuals working as Web Developer in Brazil are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Brazil / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Brazil is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Brazil for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Web Developer / Brazil

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Brazil Web Developer
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66% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 34% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Salary Trend and Forecast / Web Developer / Brazil

How are salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
6,270 BRL
Average Salary 2020+4%
6,500 BRL
Average Salary 2021+4%
6,740 BRL
Average Salary 2022+4%
6,990 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salaries for individuals working as Web Developer in Brazil are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recently submitted salaries and reports. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from one industry to another.

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Average Hourly Wage / Web Developer / Brazil

42 BRL per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) for individuals working as Web Developer in Brazil is 42 BRL.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working as Web Developer in Brazil is 19 BRL. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Web Developer VS Other Jobs

7,250 BRL
8,940 BRL
8,600 BRL
Average Salary
Web Developer
Average Salary
Web / Internet
Average Salary
Information Technology
Salary Comparison Between Web Developer and Information Technology monthly Brazil
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Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
E-Commerce Manager10,200 BRL+41%
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst10,000 BRL+38%
E-Commerce Marketing Manager10,200 BRL+41%
E-Commerce Sales Manager10,900 BRL+50%
E-Commerce Strategy Manager11,900 BRL+64%
Graphics Web Designer6,790 BRL-6%
Online Banking Manager13,000 BRL+79%
Online Banking Specialist9,980 BRL+38%
SEO Associate6,930 BRL-4%
SEO Manager10,400 BRL+43%
Web Applications Manager9,960 BRL+37%
Web Content Specialist9,260 BRL+28%
Web Designer7,660 BRL+6%
Web Developer7,250 BRL-0%
Web Editor6,930 BRL-4%
Web Project Manager9,050 BRL+25%
Web Promotions Specialist8,480 BRL+17%
Web Security Administrator8,220 BRL+13%
Web Security Manager12,200 BRL+68%
Web Support Analyst6,090 BRL-16%
Web Writer6,850 BRL-6%
Webmaster6,690 BRL-8%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Aracaju7,230 BRL
Belem8,010 BRL
Belo Horizonte8,380 BRL
Brasilia8,360 BRL
Campinas7,220 BRL
Cuiaba6,820 BRL
Curitiba7,780 BRL
Fortaleza8,420 BRL
Goiania7,730 BRL
Joao Pessoa7,150 BRL
Londrina6,900 BRL
Macapa6,970 BRL
Maceio7,760 BRL
Manaus7,820 BRL
Maringa6,430 BRL
Natal7,330 BRL
Petrolina and Juazeiro6,790 BRL
Porto Alegre7,720 BRL
Recife7,530 BRL
Rio de Janeiro8,070 BRL
Salvador8,110 BRL
Santos6,900 BRL
Sao Luis7,280 BRL
Sao Paulo8,360 BRL
Teresina7,410 BRL
Vale do Aco7,070 BRL
Vitoria6,260 BRL

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Brazil is 6% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
8,330 BRL
Public Sector+6%
8,850 BRL
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for the job title Web Developer in Brazil?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 6,930 BRL and 7,990 BRL. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for a careers like Web Developer in Brazil ranges from 5,590 BRL to 7,990 BRL. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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