Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

15-1134 Web Developers

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes "Multimedia Artists and Animators" (27-1014).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
127,070 1.5 % $33.97 $70,660 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.71 $22.40 $31.23 $43.00 $56.07
Annual Wage (2) $34,770 $46,600 $64,970 $89,430 $116,620


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30,310 1.61 $35.31 $73,450
Other Information Services 7,980 3.44 $36.33 $75,560
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,540 1.36 $34.86 $72,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,420 0.28 $37.48 $77,960
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 6,370 0.51 $33.17 $69,000

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 7,980 3.44 $36.33 $75,560
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,090 1.75 $35.87 $74,620
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30,310 1.61 $35.31 $73,450
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,540 1.36 $34.86 $72,510
Sound Recording Industries 190 1.19 $32.16 $66,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 240 0.07 $44.70 $92,970
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 70 0.36 $44.39 $92,320
Software Publishers 3,190 0.98 $42.52 $88,440
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 390 0.09 $41.99 $87,350
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 90 0.04 $41.90 $87,160


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 21,320 1.38 1.49 $39.23 $81,610
New York 10,330 1.15 1.25 $37.65 $78,310
Texas 9,240 0.80 0.87 $33.08 $68,800
Florida 7,620 0.96 1.04 $29.27 $60,890
Illinois 4,860 0.83 0.90 $35.50 $73,830



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,350 2.00 2.17 $39.74 $82,670
Vermont 530 1.75 1.90 $31.34 $65,190
Oregon 2,970 1.71 1.86 $30.73 $63,920
Maryland 4,340 1.67 1.81 $36.62 $76,160
Washington 4,450 1.49 1.62 $41.15 $85,590



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 4,450 1.49 1.62 $41.15 $85,590
District of Columbia 1,350 2.00 2.17 $39.74 $82,670
California 21,320 1.38 1.49 $39.23 $81,610
Virginia 4,210 1.14 1.24 $38.67 $80,440
Rhode Island 360 0.75 0.82 $38.57 $80,230




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 8,600 1.33 1.44 $39.77 $82,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,370 1.31 1.42 $33.85 $70,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,310 1.78 1.93 $41.75 $86,840
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 3,640 3.57 3.87 $46.83 $97,400
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,630 1.02 1.10 $38.01 $79,070
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,480 2.26 2.46 $44.11 $91,740
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,950 1.27 1.37 $35.06 $72,920
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,930 2.89 3.14 $51.68 $107,500
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,900 1.54 1.67 $33.44 $69,560
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,590 1.47 1.60 $38.83 $80,760