Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
121,020 1.5 % $33.02 $68,670 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.25 $21.80 $30.52 $41.69 $54.17
Annual Wage (2) $33,790 $45,350 $63,490 $86,710 $112,680


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 29,600 1.68 $33.79 $70,280
Other Information Services 6,990 3.36 $35.02 $72,830
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,010 1.27 $33.62 $69,920
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 5,940 0.49 $32.44 $67,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,930 0.27 $36.51 $75,930

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 6,990 3.36 $35.02 $72,830
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 5,680 2.07 $35.40 $73,640
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 29,600 1.68 $33.79 $70,280
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 6,010 1.27 $33.62 $69,920
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses 3,670 1.15 $29.42 $61,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 40 0.07 $42.96 $89,360
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 230 0.06 $42.04 $87,440
Software Publishers 3,110 1.02 $41.63 $86,590
Depository Credit Intermediation 1,220 0.07 $40.39 $84,010
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 80 0.45 $40.15 $83,510


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 18,970 1.25 1.40 $38.23 $79,520
Texas 9,550 0.85 0.95 $32.21 $66,990
New York 8,960 1.02 1.14 $36.15 $75,180
Florida 7,580 0.99 1.10 $29.19 $60,720
Washington 4,810 1.66 1.85 $39.62 $82,420



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 1.84 2.06 $37.84 $78,710
Oregon 2,880 1.71 1.91 $33.29 $69,250
Washington 4,810 1.66 1.85 $39.62 $82,420
Vermont 470 1.58 1.76 $31.53 $65,570
Utah 2,000 1.56 1.74 $28.12 $58,490



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 1.66 1.85 $39.62 $82,420
Delaware 390 0.92 1.02 $39.15 $81,440
Virginia 4,500 1.23 1.38 $38.79 $80,690
California 18,970 1.25 1.40 $38.23 $79,520
District of Columbia 1,240 1.84 2.06 $37.84 $78,710




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 7,140 1.32 1.48 $38.41 $79,900
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,710 1.16 1.30 $33.30 $69,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,580 1.93 2.15 $40.86 $84,990
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,850 2.58 2.88 $42.08 $87,520
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 3,380 3.11 3.48 $45.96 $95,600
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 3,290 0.88 0.98 $32.28 $67,150
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,170 1.42 1.58 $34.42 $71,600
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,790 1.55 1.73 $38.05 $79,140
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,680 1.47 1.64 $32.51 $67,630
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,590 2.66 2.97 $51.24 $106,580



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)
Boulder, CO 550 3.26 3.64 $30.81 $64,090
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 3,380 3.11 3.48 $45.96 $95,600
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 350 3.00 3.35 $33.67 $70,030
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2,590 2.66 2.97 $51.24 $106,580
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,850 2.58 2.88 $42.08 $87,520
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2,480 2.35 2.62 $34.24 $71,210
Provo-Orem, UT 440 2.24 2.50 $28.01 $58,250
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 1,220 2.16 2.41 $38.12 $79,280
Manchester, NH 220 2.15 2.40 $27.26 $56,700
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1,870 2.11 2.35 $33.98 $70,690