How to Become a Web Developer
Web developers work with management and web designers to identify what is needed to present information and collect data on the web. They are responsible for developing the user interface as well as the behind-the-scenes functionality of a website. After a website is created, web developers are responsible for testing and maintaining it.
Web Developer Education Requirements
Job Opportunities for Web Developers
Employment opportunities for web developers are increasing at a rapid rate. Web developers may work for traditional businesses, e-businesses, non-profits, or government agencies. They may work on-staff or as independent consultants. In 2008, web developers earned a median annual salary of $71,000. The key to success is staying current with the latest web development tools and programming languages.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition