Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
127,300 1.4 % $36.34 $75,580 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $18.24 $24.51 $33.38 $45.68 $59.84
Annual Wage (2) $37,930 $50,990 $69,430 $95,020 $124,480


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 27,050 1.29 $36.17 $75,230
Other Information Services 8,950 3.03 $39.96 $83,110
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 7,500 0.52 $34.46 $71,670
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,840 0.29 $40.13 $83,480
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,660 1.36 $34.97 $72,740

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 8,950 3.03 $39.96 $83,110
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,660 1.36 $34.97 $72,740
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 27,050 1.29 $36.17 $75,230
Specialized Design Services 1,790 1.25 $32.75 $68,120
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 3,900 1.22 $41.04 $85,370

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 70 0.02 $47.46 $98,720
Software Publishers 3,990 1.01 $45.25 $94,120
Scheduled Air Transportation 130 0.03 $45.12 $93,850
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 1,980 0.10 $44.72 $93,030
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 90 0.03 $43.61 $90,710


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 20,170 1.19 1.35 $41.42 $86,160
New York 12,030 1.28 1.46 $38.40 $79,880
Texas 7,830 0.65 0.73 $35.70 $74,250
Florida 7,190 0.84 0.95 $30.85 $64,160
Washington 5,880 1.80 2.05 $45.22 $94,060




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 5,880 1.80 2.05 $45.22 $94,060
District of Columbia 1,220 1.71 1.94 $41.98 $87,320
Utah 1,980 1.36 1.55 $33.63 $69,940
New York 12,030 1.28 1.46 $38.40 $79,880
Vermont 370 1.21 1.38 $29.23 $60,790




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 5,880 1.80 2.05 $45.22 $94,060
Virginia 3,840 1.00 1.14 $42.71 $88,850
District of Columbia 1,220 1.71 1.94 $41.98 $87,320
California 20,170 1.19 1.35 $41.42 $86,160
New Jersey 3,320 0.82 0.93 $40.63 $84,500





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 12,530 1.32 1.50 $40.54 $84,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,110 1.16 1.32 $37.59 $78,200
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 5,400 2.23 2.54 $51.41 $106,940
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 5,070 2.55 2.90 $47.35 $98,480
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,550 0.98 1.12 $36.39 $75,690
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,530 1.44 1.64 $44.50 $92,570
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,650 1.32 1.51 $41.85 $87,040
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,080 1.08 1.23 $35.70 $74,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,930 0.82 0.93 $36.75 $76,430
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,730 2.44 2.78 $47.06 $97,880