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.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $16.13/hr
Median: $22.18/hr
Experienced: $30.24/hr

Current Employment
601 (2016)

Projected Employment
672 (2025)

Growth for Web Developers

2015 Jobs2025 JobsChange (2015-2025)% Change (2015-2025)

Industries Employing Web Developers

Industries Employing Web Developers   
IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2016)% of Occupation in Industry (2016)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2016)
Computer Systems Design Services10617.7%2.8%
Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals9716.1%4.0%
Custom Computer Programming Services7712.8%3.3%
Software Publishers223.7%1.4%
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices 203.4%0.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Design, build, or maintain Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
  • Perform or direct Web site updates.
  • Write, design, or edit Web page content, or direct others producing content.
  • Confer with management or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.
  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.