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19.6% Jobs Projection
$71,730 Median Salary
1,280 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Web Developers Work in New York?

12,030 people worked as Web Developers in 2018 in this state.

There were 11,900 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Web Developers in NY Employment Trend

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

Web Developers in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.

Job Projections for Web Developers: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,280 annual job openings, and a total of 16,040 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $41,610 to $137,300 with $71,730 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.01 to $66.01. The median hourly rate was $34.49.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $35.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.30.

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

Web Developers Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 430 $60,860
Rochester, NY 430 $61,830
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 410 $57,320
Syracuse, NY 230 $61,340
Utica-Rome, NY 110 $64,010
Kingston, NY 40 $60,660
Ithaca, NY 40 $75,730
Binghamton, NY 40 $63,230

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 NY Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 52,640
Software Developers, Systems Software 19,690
Computer Programmers 15,380

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