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Lead Web Developer Demographics in the US

The average employee age for lead web developers is 35 years. The lead web developer workforce reached a whopping 132,364 in 2020!

Among lead web developers, we discovered that 18.3% of them are women, while 76.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among lead web developers is White, which makes up 65.4% of all lead web developers. Comparatively, there are 14.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. The majority of lead web developers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Lead Web Developer Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 132,364 lead web developers currently employed in the United States.
  • 18.3% of all lead web developers are women, while only 76.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed lead web developer is 35 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of lead web developers is White (65.4%), followed by Asian (14.3%) and Hispanic or Latino (10.3%).
  • The majority of lead web developers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Lead web developers are most in-demand in Boston, MA.
  • Lead web developers are paid an average annual salary of $104,776.
  • The media industry is the highest-paying for lead web developers.
  • Issaquah, WA pays an annual average wage of $125,888, the highest in the US.
  • Lead web developers average starting salary is $79,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 97% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid lead web developers earn as much as $138,000 or more.
  • 23% of all lead web developers are LGBT.
  • Virginia is the best state for lead web developers to live.
  • Lead web developers are more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Lead Web Developer Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among lead web developers is White, which makes up 65.4% of all lead web developers. Comparatively, there are 14.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 65.4%
  • Asian, 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.2%
  • Black or African American, 6.2%
  • Unknown, 3.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Lead Web Developers

The chart below shows that 21.9% of lead web developers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 15.6% and French is the third-most popular at 12.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 21.9%
  • Chinese, 15.6%
  • French, 12.5%
  • Mandarin, 12.5%
  • German, 6.3%
  • Other, 31.2%

Types of Lead Web Developer Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for lead web developers. The most common degree for lead web developers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 63% of lead web developers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 13% and rounding it off is associate degree with 11%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 63%
  • Masters degree, 13%
  • Associate degree, 11%
  • Diploma degree, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

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Lead Web Developer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ lead web developers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most lead web developers is the technology industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire lead web developers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Lead Web Developer Work In

Employees with the lead web developer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most lead web developers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Government

Top Industries Hiring Lead Web Developers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ lead web developers. Those industries include technology, finance and manufacturing.

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Fortune 500

Technology

Finance

Manufacturing

Retail

Lead Web Developer Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as lead web developers. Keep reading to find out what the results for lead web developers were.

Lead Web Developer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among lead web developers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Lead Web Developer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the lead web developer position over time.

Male
Female
79%
77%
74%
72%
69%
67%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Lead Web Developer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of lead web developers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Lead Web Developer Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of lead web developers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Lead Web Developer Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,116 lead web developers resumes, we figured out that the average lead web developer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Lead Web Developer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of lead web developer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of lead web developers is 30-40 years old, which represents 40% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Lead Web Developer Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior data center engineer and senior windows engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Informatics Nurse Specialist14%82%
Clinical Support Specialist21%73%
Clinic Administrator23%72%
Lead Web Developer76%18%
Computer Mechanic93%2%
Senior Windows Engineer93%4%
Senior Data Center Engineer96%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Data Center Engineer
Senior Windows Engineer
Computer Mechanic
Lead Web Developer
Clinic Administrator
Clinical Support Specialist
Informatics Nurse Specialist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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Lead Web Developer Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$104,599
female-income
Female Income
$101,422

Lead Web Developer Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Asian women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$113,183
$110,189
$107,195
$104,200
$101,206
$98,212
$95,218
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Lead Web Developer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Some College/ Associate Degree$102,721
Bachelor's Degree$110,189
Master's Degree$113,144

Lead Web Developer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$122,504
$117,824
$113,144
$108,464
$103,784
$99,104
$94,424
$89,744
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Lead Web Developer Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a lead web developer can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of lead web developers is $107,212. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Lead Web Developers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where lead web developers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Lead Web Developers Located?

By looking through more than 2,116 resumes, we found that the most popular places for lead web developers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Lead Web Developers

Where Are Lead Web Developers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country lead web developers are in the most demand.

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