<strong>Shopify</strong> Developer Hourly Rate

Shopify Developer Hourly Rate

Benchmark your hourly rate with data from Toptal's global network of top freelance talent.

The average hourly rate for a Shopify developer is $35-55 per hour.

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Our Range

The hourly rate range reflected in this tool is based on the amounts most freelancers with this skill might earn in the 25th to 75th percentile. This tool also reflects expected rates in the top 10% and bottom 10% as starting and ending values. Several factors can influence your expected rate, including location, experience and competency in the particular skill, track record of success, and complimentary soft skills such as clear communication and leadership ability.

Our Data

The calculator sources information from our large database of vetted freelancers. Data is regularly updated and excludes hourly rates that deviate substantially from the norm.

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Freelancing as a Shopify Developer

Shopify is an e-commerce platform developed by the Canada-based and publicly traded company Shopify, Inc in 2004 for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. As one of the most-used e-commerce frameworks in the world, Shopify offers online retailers a suite of services including payments, marketing, shipping, and customer engagement tools, all with the goal of simplifying the process of creating and running an online store. The main platform in competition with Shopify for easy e-commerce deployment is Magento. Shopify developers are usually front-end web developers who specialize in design-focused development to create sophisticated online storefronts. They are responsible for developing, maintaining, and improving e-commerce websites, and are capable of establishing integrations between an online storefront and third party services like Amazon and Snapchat, customized to the needs of a business.

Freelancers around the world who are skilled in Shopify and are within the interquartile range (25th-75th percentile) can make a salary of $72,800 per year, or an hourly wage of $35. While the freelance Shopify developer hourly rate can vary based on where they live, remote Shopify developers can also command different Shopify contractor rates based on their years or quality of experience.

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How the Calculator Works

Toptal is the largest fully remote network of high-skilled freelancers in the world. We created this tool using our large, comprehensive database of vetted freelancers. Data is regularly updated and excludes hourly rates that fall in the 1-10th percentile and in the 90-100th percentile to remove outliers.

The Freelance Calculator empowers you to see how much you could earn as a freelancer, including what your hourly rate would need to be to match your current or desired salary based on the number of hours you work per week.

Calculations of weekly, monthly, and yearly salaries are determined by a one week unit of measure: hours per week multiplied by hourly rate. By default, values are 40 hours per week and the 25th percentile hourly rate. Monthly salaries are calculated as the summation of 4 weekly salaries, and yearly salaries are calculated as the summation of 52 weekly salaries.

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