Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
112,820 1.4 % $32.47 $67,540 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.02 $21.42 $30.37 $41.00 $53.05
Annual Wage (2) $33,320 $44,550 $63,160 $85,270 $110,350


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 26,350 1.56 $33.50 $69,680
Other Information Services 6,580 3.50 $33.52 $69,720
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 5,820 0.50 $31.59 $65,710
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,540 1.25 $32.19 $66,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,450 0.26 $35.66 $74,180

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 6,580 3.50 $33.52 $69,720
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,150 1.95 $34.82 $72,430
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 26,350 1.56 $33.50 $69,680
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,540 1.25 $32.19 $66,960
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 3,440 1.17 $28.84 $60,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 3,040 1.05 $40.97 $85,210
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 80 0.45 $40.37 $83,970
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 430 0.10 $40.07 $83,350
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,370 0.08 $39.91 $83,010
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 240 0.06 $39.24 $81,620


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 16,900 1.15 1.35 $35.85 $74,570
Texas 8,310 0.76 0.90 $30.96 $64,400
New York 8,270 0.96 1.13 $36.09 $75,060
Florida 6,990 0.94 1.10 $28.84 $59,990
Washington 5,280 1.87 2.19 $39.18 $81,490




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 1,260 1.90 2.23 $40.37 $83,960
Washington 5,280 1.87 2.19 $39.18 $81,490
Utah 1,960 1.58 1.86 $27.10 $56,370
Oregon 2,360 1.44 1.69 $32.98 $68,600
Maryland 3,590 1.41 1.66 $39.11 $81,350




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,260 1.90 2.23 $40.37 $83,960
Washington 5,280 1.87 2.19 $39.18 $81,490
Maryland 3,590 1.41 1.66 $39.11 $81,350
Virginia 4,370 1.20 1.41 $37.91 $78,850
Massachusetts 4,220 1.30 1.52 $36.13 $75,140





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,520 1.24 1.46 $38.82 $80,750
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,540 1.92 2.25 $40.88 $85,040
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,490 1.13 1.33 $32.71 $68,030
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,230 2.92 3.43 $41.97 $87,290
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 3,150 3.01 3.54 $43.57 $90,630
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,130 1.79 2.10 $37.09 $77,140
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,610 0.71 0.83 $31.89 $66,330
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,570 1.19 1.40 $34.17 $71,080
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,260 1.26 1.48 $32.95 $68,530
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,110 2.05 2.41 $33.72 $70,140




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 3,150 3.01 3.54 $43.57 $90,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,230 2.92 3.43 $41.97 $87,290
Boulder, CO 430 2.66 3.12 $33.16 $68,970
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 310 2.64 3.10 $29.69 $61,760
Lawrence, KS 120 2.61 3.07 $20.63 $42,900
Manchester, NH 230 2.32 2.73 $26.46 $55,030
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 1,260 2.25 2.64 $36.98 $76,910
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,110 2.05 2.41 $33.72 $70,140
Portsmouth, NH-ME 110 1.96 2.30 $32.32 $67,220
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,540 1.92 2.25 $40.88 $85,040