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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

15-1257 Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers

This occupation includes 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 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)
148,340 1.4 % $39.60 $82,370 3.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.01 $25.73 $35.46 $49.47 $68.31
Annual Wage (2) $39,550 $53,520 $73,760 $102,900 $142,080


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 29,690 1.37 $38.23 $79,520
Software Publishers 12,960 3.00 $63.59 $132,260
Other Information Services 8,970 2.76 $42.48 $88,350
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,250 0.55 $35.35 $73,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises 7,960 0.32 $40.72 $84,700

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 12,960 3.00 $63.59 $132,260
Other Information Services 8,970 2.76 $42.48 $88,350
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 7,770 1.59 $35.64 $74,140
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 4,910 1.46 $40.15 $83,510
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 29,690 1.37 $38.23 $79,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 12,960 3.00 $63.59 $132,260
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 1,030 0.11 $49.13 $102,190
Scheduled Air Transportation 100 0.02 $47.54 $98,870
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 130 0.66 $46.98 $97,710
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 2,140 0.10 $46.85 $97,450


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 20,920 1.20 1.19 $43.38 $90,230
Washington 13,430 4.05 4.01 $64.57 $134,310
New York 13,000 1.36 1.35 $39.86 $82,910
Texas 9,510 0.76 0.76 $35.52 $73,890
Florida 7,200 0.82 0.81 $32.08 $66,720




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)
Washington 13,430 4.05 4.01 $64.57 $134,310
District of Columbia 1,380 1.90 1.88 $41.01 $85,290
Utah 2,700 1.80 1.78 $33.60 $69,880
Wisconsin 4,340 1.51 1.50 $30.26 $62,950
New York 13,000 1.36 1.35 $39.86 $82,910




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 13,430 4.05 4.01 $64.57 $134,310
California 20,920 1.20 1.19 $43.38 $90,230
Georgia 3,170 0.71 0.70 $42.21 $87,800
Virginia 5,030 1.30 1.28 $42.17 $87,710
Massachusetts 4,930 1.36 1.35 $41.85 $87,040





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 13,460 1.39 1.38 $42.84 $89,110
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 12,510 6.19 6.13 $66.64 $138,600
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,140 1.14 1.13 $38.98 $81,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,160 2.49 2.47 $53.26 $110,790
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,760 1.81 1.79 $43.38 $90,230
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,830 1.03 1.02 $38.69 $80,480
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 4,270 1.53 1.51 $43.27 $90,010
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,850 1.05 1.04 $36.15 $75,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,050 1.06 1.05 $35.92 $74,710
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,720 0.99 0.98 $42.84 $89,100