Training Requirements for Web Developers

Web developers need an associate's degree.

Degrees for Web developers
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 5.1
Some College 15.8
Associates Degree 9.8
Bachelors Degree 53.6
Masters Degree 13.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.4

Employment Outlook for Web Developers

This represents about 148,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 39,000 more web developers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 58,000 more.

Typical Income for Web Developers

Hourly Income

On average,web developers make $34.69 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Web developers $17.01 $22.87 $31.79 $44.04 $57.48
Computer and mathematical occupations $20.51 $28.42 $39.82 $53.70 $67.91
Computer occupations $20.46 $28.41 $39.84 $53.73 $67.91
Software developers and programmers $25.63 $34.33 $46.07 $59.74 $74.67
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, web developers make $72,150 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Web developers $35,390 $47,580 $66,130 $91,600 $119,550
Computer and mathematical occupations $42,650 $59,120 $82,830 $111,690 $141,250
Computer occupations $42,560 $59,090 $82,860 $111,770 $141,260
Software developers and programmers $53,300 $71,410 $95,830 $124,260 $155,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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