Occupational Employment Statistics


15-1134 Web Developers

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes “Multimedia Artists and Animators” (27-1014).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 609$33.26/hr$19.13/hr$24.35/hr$32.71/hr$43.04/hr$48.65/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities270$30.23/hr
Financial Activities380$51.67/hr
Professional and Business Services870$38.30/hr
Education and Health Services530$38.72/hr
Leisure and Hospitality20$30.38/hr
Other Services40$26.08/hr
Public Administration30$35.59/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 10$23.72/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$28.15/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$27.34/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$30.41/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$31.97/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$30.98/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40$25.78/hr9.4%
Southeast Balance of State 50$21.43/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 50$28.84/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$32.71/hr3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 60$25.66/hr3.5%
St Cloud MN MSA 70$27.42/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$22.38/hr-0.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$22.56/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 120$29.09/hr6.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 150$28.44/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,360$39.73/hr9.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,410$39.56/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,780$38.09/hr7.8%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Computer Occupations, All Other 6,200$37.94/hr9.6%
Computer Systems Analysts 18,710$44.03/hr5.9%
Computer Programmers 4,520$39.72/hr-9.3%
Database Administrators 2,210$44.07/hr9.5%
Software Developers, Applications 19,970$46.58/hr23.8%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 9,510$67.79/hr8.4%
Information Security Analysts 2,690$46.65/hr23.8%

  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.
  • Write, design, or edit Web page content, or direct others producing content.
  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Design, build, or maintain Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
  • Identify problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and correct problems or refer problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Maintain understanding of current Web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Respond to user email inquiries, or set up automated systems to send responses.
  • Perform or direct Web site updates.
  • Write supporting code for Web applications or Web sites.
  • Write, design, or edit Web page content, or direct others producing content.