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Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Web Developer?

11.0% Jobs Projection
$81,200 Median Salary
430 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Web Developers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Web Developers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Web Developers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Web Developers Work in Massachusetts?

There were approximately 4,220 workers employed as Web Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 4,190 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Web Developers in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,220 Web Developers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Web Developers than average.

Web Developers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.

Job Projections for Web Developers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 430 annual job openings, and a total of 5,650 jobs for Massachusetts Web Developers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,600 annual jobs and 187,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Web Developers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $45,330 to $129,050 with $81,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.79 to $62.04. The median hourly rate was $39.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.77 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.27.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Web Developers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts Metros for Web Developers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Web Developers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,650 $84,830
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 470 $66,600
Worcester, MA-CT 280 $55,420
Springfield, MA-CT 230 $56,260

Top States for Web Developers Employment

View the list below to see where most Web Developers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 20,170 $78,040
New York 12,030 $71,730
Texas 7,830 $70,630
Florida 7,190 $59,290
Washington 5,880 $89,660
Illinois 5,180 $70,410
Pennsylvania 4,610 $68,430
Massachusetts 4,220 $81,200
Ohio 4,100 $62,150
Virginia 3,840 $85,630
New Jersey 3,320 $78,010
North Carolina 3,320 $68,520
Missouri 3,310 $61,540
Maryland 3,110 $73,450
Wisconsin 3,030 $50,600
Minnesota 2,780 $77,880
Michigan 2,690 $63,750
Georgia 2,510 $78,070
Colorado 2,490 $71,360
Arizona 2,440 $63,430

Below are the states where Web Developers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $89,660
District of Columbia $86,580
Virginia $85,630
Massachusetts $81,200
Georgia $78,070
California $78,040
New Jersey $78,010
Minnesota $77,880
Connecticut $76,400
South Carolina $74,970

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation MA Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 29,110
Software Developers, Systems Software 25,540
Computer Programmers 4,420

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