Web Developers Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of web developers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare web developers salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Web Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for web developers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) web developers is $135,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid web developers is $37,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of web developers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
5.07% 13.54%
2.39% -
1.12% -
2.47% -
3.25% -
- -

Compare Web Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of web developers in 20 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for web developers occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $85,350. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $54,580). For detailed web developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Other Information Services
Other Information Services
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Motion Picture and Video Industries
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
Sound Recording Industries
Television Broadcasting
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
Broadcasting (except Internet)
Other Telecommunications
Radio and Television Broadcasting
Newspaper Publishers
Radio Broadcasting

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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