Average Pay (annually): 64,970 USD (2015)
Average Pay (hourly): 31.23 USD (2015)
Entry Level Education: Associates Degree (note: Web developers who have a bachelor’s degree can advance to become project managers)
Number of Jobs in the US: 148,500 (2014)
Web Designers are responsible for layout and aestheic and other visual aspects of a website from fonts to color palettes. They must be fluent in several programming languages and image software programs such as photoshop in order to be able to design innovative and user friendly layout designs for businesses, nonprofits and the government.
Mobile Web Developers create websites specifically for moble devices and should know how to manuver movle platforms like Android, iOS and Windows Mobile.
PHP Developers foster interactivity in e-commerce applications, browser based games and sites like Facebook, Wikipedia and Amazon.
A SQL Developer creates and manages databases that interact with websites, managing databases that make online banking, inventory management and healthcare possible.