Web Developers

7.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
14%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$77,200
or $37.11 hourly
VOLUME
156,220
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 14% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Web Developers' job openings is expected to rise 12.8% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Web Developers' was $77,200, or $37.11 hourly
'Web Developers' are paid 84.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 156,220 people employed as Web Developers.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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