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
$37,270
25th Percentile Wage
$50,620
50th Percentile Wage
$71,550
75th Percentile Wage
$101,730
90th Percentile Wage
$135,190

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
2017
$71,550
5.07% 13.54%
2016
$67,920
2.39% -
2015
$66,300
1.12% -
2014
$65,560
2.47% -
2013
$63,940
3.25% -
2012
$61,860
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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
$85,350
Telecommunications
$78,820
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$74,410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$74,210
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$74,210
Other Information Services
$72,350
Other Information Services
$72,350
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$71,060
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$70,580
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$69,940
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$69,460
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$67,870
Sound Recording Industries
$66,730
Television Broadcasting
$63,580
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$63,190
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$61,580
Other Telecommunications
$60,320
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$60,240
Newspaper Publishers
$55,730
Radio Broadcasting
$54,580

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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