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Web Developers in North Carolina

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

19.4% Jobs Projection
$68,520 Median Salary
470 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Web Developers Work in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there were 3,320 people working as Web Developers in the year 2018.

There were 3,530 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 470 annual Web Developers job openings in North Carolina, and 5,900 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Web Developers Make in North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $40,680 to $118,710 with $68,520 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.56 to $57.07. The median hourly rate was $32.94.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.39 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.45.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 1,200 $65,050
Raleigh, NC 970 $77,160
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 500 $62,650
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 460 $66,910
Greensboro-High Point, NC 150 $73,720
Wilmington, NC 140 $47,970
Winston-Salem, NC 110 $71,590
Asheville, NC 100 $54,270
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 70 $50,940
Burlington, NC 50 $57,300

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

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