Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
129,540 1.4 % $34.69 $72,150 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.01 $22.87 $31.79 $44.04 $57.48
Annual Wage (2) $35,390 $47,580 $66,130 $91,600 $119,550


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 27,870 1.41 $35.04 $72,890
Other Information Services 9,040 3.53 $36.99 $76,940
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,830 1.41 $35.82 $74,510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 6,820 0.51 $33.67 $70,030
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,370 0.28 $38.99 $81,090

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 9,040 3.53 $36.99 $76,940
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,000 1.69 $36.43 $75,780
Sound Recording Industries 240 1.42 $33.61 $69,910
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,830 1.41 $35.82 $74,510
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 27,870 1.41 $35.04 $72,890

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Personal Services 110 0.03 $46.07 $95,830
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 110 0.59 $45.16 $93,940
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 330 0.20 $44.47 $92,500
Scheduled Air Transportation 80 0.02 $44.07 $91,670
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,160 0.07 $43.27 $90,000


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 22,650 1.42 1.54 $39.87 $82,930
New York 11,410 1.25 1.36 $39.01 $81,140
Texas 8,540 0.73 0.79 $34.20 $71,140
Florida 7,740 0.94 1.02 $29.96 $62,320
Illinois 5,230 0.89 0.96 $36.04 $74,960




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)
Vermont 560 1.84 2.00 $31.70 $65,930
District of Columbia 1,270 1.80 1.95 $41.70 $86,730
Oregon 3,010 1.68 1.82 $30.91 $64,300
Washington 4,810 1.57 1.70 $43.39 $90,260
Maryland 4,020 1.52 1.65 $32.08 $66,720




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 4,810 1.57 1.70 $43.39 $90,260
District of Columbia 1,270 1.80 1.95 $41.70 $86,730
California 22,650 1.42 1.54 $39.87 $82,930
New York 11,410 1.25 1.36 $39.01 $81,140
Virginia 3,780 1.01 1.09 $38.92 $80,950





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 9,660 1.47 1.59 $41.07 $85,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,040 1.43 1.55 $36.33 $75,560
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,040 1.11 1.20 $37.91 $78,860
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 4,030 3.77 4.09 $51.61 $107,350
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,910 2.46 2.67 $45.99 $95,660
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,810 1.53 1.66 $42.22 $87,830
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,830 1.48 1.61 $34.78 $72,340
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,820 1.56 1.69 $39.24 $81,610
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,710 2.59 2.81 $49.08 $102,080
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,620 1.68 1.82 $36.63 $76,200