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Web Developers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of web developers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare web developers salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Web Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,060
25th Percentile Wage
$47,460
50th Percentile Wage
$66,100
75th Percentile Wage
$92,350
90th Percentile Wage
$120,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for web developers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $120,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid web developers is $35,060.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,1000.26%3.60%
201565,9303.23%-
201463,800-0.66%-
201364,2200.78%-
201263,720--

Compare Web Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of web developers in 15 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $77,230. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $56,160). For detailed web developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$77,230
Scientific Research and Development Services
$76,990
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$76,030
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$72,830
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$71,220
Engineering Services
$68,480
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$66,970
Legal Services
$66,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,100
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$65,900
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$65,650
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$64,020
Testing Laboratories
$61,920
Photographic Services
$58,950
Specialized Design Services
$56,160

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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