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Web Development Schools

As a professor or instructor of web development classes at one of the 303 accredited web development schools in the country, you play a notable role in shaping the future of this growing field. The trends in the web development academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes web development training at the following levels:

  • Web Development Certificate
  • Associates degree in Web Development
  • Bachelors degree in Web Development
  • Masters degree in Web Development
  • PhD degree in Web Development


Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Web development professionals

0 0 0 0 243,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

243,330 web development professionals were working in the US in the year 2010.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%.

National Salary percentiles for Web development professionals

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In 2010, the median salary earned by web development professionals around the nation, was $75,660 per year. This is 16% more than the national median salary for all professions, which was $68,155 per year.

National Median Salary Growth For Web Development

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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Educational Trends

National Web Development Student enrollment growth by degree

414 362 343 428 436
394 349 3,015 435 335
6 12 2 4 1
397 267 147 78 85
266 229 462 395 317
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Web Development
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Web Development
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Web Development
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Web Development
  • Grey: Certificate in Web Development

In the year 2006 there were 1,477 students who graduated from web development degree programs across the country, while in the year 2010, there were 1,174 students graduating from web development schools.

Thus, in 4 years, there was a 21% decline in the number of web development graduates. The growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general has been 12% from 2006 to 2010. Thus, the decline in the number of students graduating from web development courses is greater than the change in the number of students graduating in all disciplines in the US.

Web Development Programs offered Nationwide


The number of schools offering web development programs has decreased.

Web Development Faculty Salaries

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