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Web Developers in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Web Developer in Pennsylvania?

11.3% Jobs Projection
$68,430 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Web Developers Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 4,610 people working as Web Developers in the year 2018.

There were 4,800 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Web Developers in PA Employment Trend

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

Web Developers in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.

Job Projections for Web Developers: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 500 annual job openings, and 6,580 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $39,580 to $109,960 with $68,430 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.03 to $52.87. The median hourly rate was $32.9.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.11 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.79.

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

Web Developers Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
Pittsburgh, PA 1,000 $73,830
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 250 $67,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 230 $61,740
Lancaster, PA 160 $55,210
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 110 $45,570
Reading, PA 80 $67,730
East Stroudsburg, PA 40 $40,480
Lebanon, PA 30 $59,180

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 PA Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 28,260
Computer Programmers 8,990
Software Developers, Systems Software 8,810

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