Web developers create and maintain websites. Digital designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability.Work Environment
Some web developers and digital designers work in the computer systems design and related services industry. Others are self-employed. Still others work in industries including publishing, management consulting, and advertising.How to Become a Web Developer or Digital Designer
Educational requirements for web developers and digital designers vary, ranging from a high school diploma to a bachelor’s degree.Pay
The median annual wage for web developers and digital designers was $77,200 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.
About 17,900 openings for web developers and digital designers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.State & Area Data
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