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Web Developers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of web developers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare web developers salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Web Developers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,530
25th Percentile Wage
$51,510
50th Percentile Wage
$62,750
75th Percentile Wage
$77,720
90th Percentile Wage
$95,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for web developers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $95,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid web developers is $41,530.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,7501.85%9.63%
201561,5905.21%-
201458,3801.58%-
201357,4601.31%-
201256,710--

Compare Web Developers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of web developers in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $63,700. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $60,460). For detailed web developers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$63,700
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$63,370
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$62,750
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$61,840
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$60,480
State government, including schools and hospitals
$60,460

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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