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

9.1% Jobs Projection
$78,010 Median Salary
290 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Web Developers Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 3,320 workers employed as Web Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,800 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 520 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Web Developers in NJ Employment Trend

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

Web Developers in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.

Job Projections for Web Developers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 290 annual job openings, and 3,830 total jobs in 2026 for Web Developers in this state.

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

What do Web Developers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $42,030 to $145,670 with $78,010 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.21 to $70.03. The median hourly rate was $37.51.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.68 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.83.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Web Developers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 12,530 $76,030
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,080 $69,720
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 230 $61,740
Trenton, NJ 190 $75,090
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 40 $59,600

Top States for Web Developers Employment

The table below shows the states 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

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Occupation NJ Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 46,930
Computer Programmers 9,930
Software Developers, Systems Software 8,960

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