YOUR CAREER AS A WEB DEVELOPER

If you’re called to a career in coding, congratulations. When you’re this high in demand, working from home can be no problem.

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A Day in the Life of a Web Developer

If you’re called to a career in coding, congratulations. When you’re this high in demand, working from home can be no problem.


MEDIAN INCOME

$61K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

300


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

12.6%


WHAT IS A WEB DEVELOPER?

Web developers design, create and modify websites. They analyze user needs to implement website content, graphics, capacity and monitor website traffic and performance. Web developers may integrate websites with other computer applications and 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.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

Web developers possess these qualities:

  • CONTINUOUS LEARNING
  • TIME MANAGEMENT
  • COMPLEX PROBLEM SOLVING

WHAT DO WEB DEVELOPERS DO?

Web developers meeting with clients to discuss the needs and design of a website.

Meet with clients or management to discuss the needs and design of a website

Male and female web developers testing applications for a mobile website.

Create and test applications for a website

Close-up of a web developer writing the programming code for a website.

Write code for the website, using programming languages such as HTML or XML

Web developers working with team members to discuss a website project.

Work with other team members to determine what information the site will contain

Web developers brainstorming on a whiteboard to determine a website's layout.

Work with graphics and other designers to determine the website’s layout

Web developer using a project design plan to integrate graphics into a website.

Integrate graphics, audio and video into the website.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a career in web development.

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Associate's degree

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None


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