|Quick Facts: Web Developers and Digital Designers|
$78,300 per year
$37.65 per hour
|23% (Much faster than average)|
What Web Developers and Digital Designers Do
Web developers create and maintain websites. Digital designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability.
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.
The median annual wage for web and digital interface designers was $79,890 in May 2021.
The median annual wage for web developers was $77,030 in May 2021.
Overall employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 23 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations.
About 21,800 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.
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More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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