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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

15-1257 Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers

This occupation includes the the 2018 SOC occupations 15-1254 Web Developers and 15-1255 Web and Digital Interface Designers and the 2010 SOC occupation 15-1134 Web Developers.


National estimates for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers
Industry profile for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers
Geographic profile for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers

National estimates for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
156,220 1.6 % $ 41.10 $ 85,490 3.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 19.59 $ 26.63 $ 37.12 $ 51.74 $ 70.40
Annual Wage (2) $ 40,750 $ 55,390 $ 77,200 $ 107,620 $ 146,430


Industry profile for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30,290 1.38 $ 39.94 $ 83,070
Software Publishers 15,070 3.09 $ 63.83 $ 132,760
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 9,490 0.62 $ 36.16 $ 75,200
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 8,320 1.83 $ 37.42 $ 77,830
Other Information Services 8,220 2.37 $ 42.71 $ 88,830

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 15,070 3.09 $ 63.83 $ 132,760
Other Information Services 8,220 2.37 $ 42.71 $ 88,830
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 8,320 1.83 $ 37.42 $ 77,830
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,630 1.57 $ 38.86 $ 80,830
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30,290 1.38 $ 39.94 $ 83,070

Top paying industries for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 15,070 3.09 $ 63.83 $ 132,760
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 1,250 0.13 $ 51.29 $ 106,690
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 2,180 0.11 $ 49.13 $ 102,200
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 150 0.78 $ 48.49 $ 100,860
Scheduled Air Transportation 100 0.02 $ 48.08 $ 100,010


Geographic profile for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 22,020 1.34 1.19 $ 45.65 $ 94,960
Washington 16,220 5.08 4.52 $ 64.32 $ 133,790
New York 12,950 1.49 1.33 $ 40.44 $ 84,110
Texas 9,830 0.81 0.72 $ 36.77 $ 76,480
Florida 7,310 0.87 0.77 $ 32.60 $ 67,810




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 16,220 5.08 4.52 $ 64.32 $ 133,790
District of Columbia 1,550 2.25 2.00 $ 41.93 $ 87,220
Utah 2,730 1.83 1.63 $ 34.69 $ 72,150
Wisconsin 4,630 1.71 1.52 $ 31.03 $ 64,550
Colorado 4,270 1.65 1.47 $ 38.34 $ 79,750




Top paying states for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 16,220 5.08 4.52 $ 64.32 $ 133,790
California 22,020 1.34 1.19 $ 45.65 $ 94,960
Georgia 3,600 0.83 0.74 $ 44.99 $ 93,590
Massachusetts 5,130 1.53 1.36 $ 43.98 $ 91,480
New Jersey 4,010 1.06 0.94 $ 43.61 $ 90,710





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 15,100 7.72 6.87 $ 66.38 $ 138,070
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,380 1.51 1.35 $ 43.89 $ 91,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,760 1.33 1.19 $ 40.71 $ 84,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,450 2.13 1.90 $ 43.41 $ 90,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,990 2.57 2.29 $ 54.76 $ 113,910
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,830 1.11 0.99 $ 38.90 $ 80,900
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,570 1.76 1.56 $ 45.02 $ 93,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,960 1.10 0.98 $ 38.38 $ 79,840
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,110 2.82 2.51 $ 54.06 $ 112,440
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,110 1.18 1.05 $ 46.05 $ 95,790




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 15,100 7.72 6.87 $ 66.38 $ 138,070
Boulder, CO 670 3.69 3.29 $ 42.72 $ 88,850
Fort Collins, CO 560 3.59 3.20 $ 33.09 $ 68,830
Provo-Orem, UT 790 3.12 2.77 $ 34.06 $ 70,850
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,110 2.82 2.51 $ 54.06 $ 112,440
Logan, UT-ID 160 2.69 2.39 $ 31.68 $ 65,890
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,990 2.57 2.29 $ 54.76 $ 113,910
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 210 2.52 2.25 $ 27.28 $ 56,740
Ithaca, NY 110 2.34 2.08 $ 32.14 $ 66,850
Great Falls, MT 70 2.16 1.92 $ 26.05 $ 54,190




Top paying metropolitan areas for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 15,100 7.72 6.87 $ 66.38 $ 138,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,990 2.57 2.29 $ 54.76 $ 113,910
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,110 2.82 2.51 $ 54.06 $ 112,440
Visalia-Porterville, CA 30 0.21 0.19 $ 48.96 $ 101,840
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 110 1.19 1.06 $ 47.72 $ 99,260
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,110 1.18 1.05 $ 46.05 $ 95,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,120 1.85 1.65 $ 45.94 $ 95,560
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,570 1.76 1.56 $ 45.02 $ 93,650
Lynchburg, VA 50 0.50 0.44 $ 44.61 $ 92,780
New Haven, CT 300 1.10 0.98 $ 44.15 $ 91,820

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 230 1.70 1.51 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 170 0.89 0.79 $ 20.76 $ 43,190
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 150 0.77 0.69 $ 24.76 $ 51,490
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 140 0.86 0.77 $ 24.06 $ 50,050
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous) 130 0.43 0.38 $ 28.98 $ 60,270

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 230 1.70 1.51 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
West Montana nonmetropolitan area 110 1.53 1.36 $ 23.78 $ 49,470
Connecticut nonmetropolitan area 30 1.14 1.01 $ 29.13 $ 60,580
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 40 0.92 0.82 $ 23.89 $ 49,700
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 170 0.89 0.79 $ 20.76 $ 43,190

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Western Washington nonmetropolitan area 50 0.40 0.36 $ 45.85 $ 95,370
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 80 0.33 0.29 $ 35.84 $ 74,540
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 70 0.74 0.66 $ 34.28 $ 71,300
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 50 0.80 0.71 $ 34.14 $ 71,010
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area 50 0.38 0.34 $ 34.06 $ 70,840


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021