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
$35,740
25th Percentile Wage
$47,810
50th Percentile Wage
$67,920
75th Percentile Wage
$96,340
90th Percentile Wage
$128,100

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 $128,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid web developers is $35,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of web developers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,9202.39%8.92%
201566,3001.12%-
201465,5602.47%-
201363,9403.25%-
201261,860--

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 $82,690. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $50,830). For detailed web developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$82,690
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$74,410
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$72,400
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$70,580
Other Information Services
$70,090
Other Information Services
$70,090
Telecommunications
$68,040
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$67,930
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$67,930
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$67,660
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$67,290
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$67,010
Sound Recording Industries
$65,420
Television Broadcasting
$61,590
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$61,140
Other Telecommunications
$60,320
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$59,910
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$57,820
Newspaper Publishers
$55,250
Radio Broadcasting
$50,830

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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