Web Developers

6.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
39%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
30.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$77,030
or $37.03 hourly
VOLUME
84,820
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 39% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Web Developers' job openings is expected to rise 30.3% by 2031
'Web Developers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Web Developers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Web Developers' was $77,030, or $37.03 hourly
'Web Developers' are paid 68.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as web developers?

As of 2021 there were 84,820 people employed as Web Developers within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Web Developers.

Job description

Develop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, and interactive web interfaces. Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices. Optimize website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes. May develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications.

SOC Code: 15-1254.00

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