Web Developers (15-1134)

Occupation description:  Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes Multimedia Artists and Animators (27-1014).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 7272 0.00 11
United States 148,500188,000 26.63,950 1,9105,860

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 34.6917.0122.87 31.7944.0457.48
Alaska 27.4615.7118.23 24.5733.5142.92
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.7115.7817.45 21.3432.4543.45

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
606 10.032.1 21.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation17
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 71
Number of job position postings 9
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Associate's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Dreamweaver CC Level 1
Dreamweaver CC Level 2
Illustrator CC Level 1
Illustrator CC Level 2
InDesign CC Level 1
InDesign CC Level 2
Photoshop Level 1
Photoshop Level 2

Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Computer Science

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Expression Web

Thomas Edison State University   (Eielson AFB)
Computer Science BA

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Computer Science BA
Computer Science BS
Web Foundations OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kenai   (Soldotna)
Web Foundations OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak   (Kodiak)
Web Foundations OEC

University of Alaska Anchorage, Mat-Su   (Palmer)
Web Foundations OEC

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Computer Science BS
Computer Science MS

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Web Authoring OEC
Web Development OEC
Web Foundations OEC

University of Alaska Southeast, Ketchikan   (Ketchikan)
Web Development and Administration OEC

University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka   (Sitka)
Web Development and Administration OEC

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Advanced Adobe Dreamweaver CC
Computer Graphic Artist
Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver CC
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Web Page Designer

Alaska Economic Trends articles

Alaska’s IT Workers (April 2013)