Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
102,940 1.4 % $31.78 $66,100 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.13 $21.57 $30.05 $40.12 $50.58
Annual Wage (2) $33,550 $44,860 $62,500 $83,450 $105,200


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 21,650 1.36 $32.20 $66,970
Other Information Services 6,180 3.64 $32.13 $66,820
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,230 2.09 $33.87 $70,440
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 4,930 1.15 $30.96 $64,400
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 4,880 0.44 $32.83 $68,280

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 6,180 3.64 $32.13 $66,820
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,230 2.09 $33.87 $70,440
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 21,650 1.36 $32.20 $66,970
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 3,240 1.18 $29.51 $61,380
Specialized Design Services 1,350 1.16 $27.64 $57,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 60 0.06 $46.12 $95,930
Waste Treatment and Disposal 70 0.07 $43.87 $91,250
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,580 0.09 $41.64 $86,620
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 680 0.15 $40.99 $85,260
Other Investment Pools and Funds 60 0.15 $40.92 $85,110


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 15,110 1.06 1.34 $34.39 $71,530
New York 7,940 0.93 1.18 $36.63 $76,190
Texas 7,130 0.67 0.85 $30.44 $63,320
Florida 6,270 0.86 1.09 $29.03 $60,390
Massachusetts 4,640 1.45 1.83 $35.58 $74,000




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)
District of Columbia 1,240 1.89 2.40 $39.02 $81,150
Washington 4,240 1.54 1.94 $34.82 $72,430
Massachusetts 4,640 1.45 1.83 $35.58 $74,000
Utah 1,700 1.42 1.79 $27.60 $57,400
Oregon 2,260 1.40 1.78 $33.22 $69,100




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,240 1.89 2.40 $39.02 $81,150
New York 7,940 0.93 1.18 $36.63 $76,190
Maryland 2,680 1.07 1.35 $36.33 $75,560
Virginia 4,030 1.12 1.42 $36.32 $75,540
Massachusetts 4,640 1.45 1.83 $35.58 $74,000





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 6,320 1.23 1.55 $39.69 $82,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,210 1.09 1.38 $30.50 $63,430
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,050 1.73 2.19 $39.02 $81,150
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,540 2.07 2.62 $36.90 $76,760
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,390 2.41 3.05 $36.82 $76,580
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 2,660 2.66 3.37 $43.34 $90,140
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,170 1.03 1.31 $35.11 $73,030
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,130 1.23 1.56 $26.80 $55,750
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,100 0.58 0.73 $30.40 $63,240
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,090 1.20 1.51 $33.21 $69,080




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 2,660 2.66 3.37 $43.34 $90,140
Boulder, CO 390 2.44 3.09 $33.95 $70,620
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,390 2.41 3.05 $36.82 $76,580
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 260 2.27 2.87 $28.46 $59,200
Provo-Orem, UT 380 2.13 2.70 $26.40 $54,920
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 3,540 2.07 2.62 $36.90 $76,760
Manchester, NH 210 2.04 2.58 $28.49 $59,260
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 240 1.85 2.34 $22.86 $47,540
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,850 1.84 2.33 $34.73 $72,240
Lawrence, KS 80 1.78 2.25 $23.70 $49,300