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: $17.17/hr
Median: $23.36/hr
Experienced: $28.02/hr

Current Employment
508 (2017)

Projected Employment
569 (2028)

Growth for Web Developers

2017 Jobs2028 JobsChange (2018-2028)% Change (2018-2028)

Industries Employing Web Developers

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2017)% of Occupation in Industry (2017)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2017)
Computer Systems Design Services8617%2.2%
Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals7314.4%3.2%
Custom Computer Programming Services5711.1%2.6%
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices183.5%0.4%
Software Publishers173.3%1.1%

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.