Web developers

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Total Workforce

103k

Average Age

36.3

Average Salary

$63,224

Average Male Salary

$68,822

Average Female Salary

$52,968

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Web developers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Web developers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Web developers, by average wage, is Specialized design services. Web developers are paid most in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Seattle City (Northeast) PUMA, WA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,224

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,516

In 2018, Web developers earned an average of $63,224, $9,336 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products make somewhat more than Web developers while Computer support specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Web developers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.35

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Web developers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.35, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Web developers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Web developers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Web developers.

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Industries by Share

103k

2018 Workforce

± 7,866

This graphic shows the share of Web developers employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Web developers at  28.8%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 8.02% and Advertising, public relations & related services with 4.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Web developers in the US. The average age of male Web developers in the workforce is 36.1 and of female Web developers is 36.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Web developers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

66.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,328

36.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,675

64.7% of Web developers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Web developers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Web developers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

70.7% of Web developers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.4% of Web developers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Web developers.

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Age by Gender

36.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.951

36.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.52

The median age of Web developers is 36.3, and Male employees are generally 0.671 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Web developers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Web developers is Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services but a relatively high number of Web developers hold a major in Communication Technologies.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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