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Want to work in Wisconsin as a Web Developer? Read this first!

14.5% Jobs Projection
$50,600 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Web Developers Work in Wisconsin?

3,030 people worked as Web Developers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,890 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.


Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 240 annual Web Developers job openings in Wisconsin, and 3,080 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $30,020 to $81,410 with $50,600 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.43 to $39.14. The median hourly rate was $24.33.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.55 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.78.

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


Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,550 $71,720
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,410 $80,860
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,060 $51,290
Madison, WI 850 $51,350
Appleton, WI 130 $54,750
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 120 $59,230
Green Bay, WI 110 $52,330
Duluth, MN-WI 100 $46,110
Eau Claire, WI 80 $43,290
Janesville-Beloit, WI 50 $49,010
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 50 $58,960
Racine, WI 40 $51,610
Sheboygan, WI 30 $52,980
Wausau, WI 30 $51,080

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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