WEB DEVELOPER – OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK
What Web Developers Do
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.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
$66,130 annually. Entry-level wages are often lower than the median.
Web Developers need to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. They need to analyze needs and product requirements to create a design. Web Developers need to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Many Web Developers work as independent contractors. Others work part time. Some work from home.
Employment of Web Developers is expected to increase 14% by 2024.