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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
$37,000
25th Percentile Wage
$48,950
50th Percentile Wage
$67,620
75th Percentile Wage
$93,530
90th Percentile Wage
$121,110

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 $121,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid web developers is $37,000.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,620
2.25% 5.77%
2016
$66,100
0.26% -
2015
$65,930
3.23% -
2014
$63,800
-0.66% -
2013
$64,220
0.78% -
2012
$63,720
- -

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 $82,760. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $56,580). 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
$82,760
Scientific Research and Development Services
$82,170
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$80,580
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$77,060
Legal Services
$72,560
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$70,830
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$68,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$67,620
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$66,230
Engineering Services
$65,660
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$65,620
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$65,120
Testing Laboratories
$60,550
Specialized Design Services
$59,320
Photographic Services
$56,580

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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