UX/UI: User Interface (UI) designers determine how a product looks and how a user will navigate the product; tends to be more tangible. User Experience (UX) designers create the overall impression a person develops when interacting with a product; tends to be more conceptual and not just focused on the software solution.
Salary varies widely depending on role, education level, and location. Here is a sample of 2016 median salaries from the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor:
- Software Developer: $102,280
- Web Developer: $66,130
Do your research to get a better sense of what specific companies in particular cities are paying entry-level employees. Check out Glassdoor and Salary.com to get an idea. Also, a cost of living calculator can be very useful when trying to compare salaries in different parts of the country.