Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for web designers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 84,040 web designers currently employed in the United States.
  • 37.7% of all web designers are women, while 62.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed web designer is 37 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of web designers is White (76.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10.2%), Asian (7.6%) and Black or African American (3.5%).
  • In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
  • 12% of all web designers are LGBT.
  • Web designers are 45% more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies.

Web Designer Statistics By Gender

37.7% of web designers are women and 62.3% of web designers are men.

  • Male, 62.3%
  • Female, 37.7%

Web Designers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male62.3%
Female37.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Web Designer

Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$64,116
female-income
Female Income
$60,799

Web Designer Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, exhibit builder and senior industrial designer have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Decorating Consultant9%91%
Floral Designer11%89%
Floral Manager11%89%
Web Designer62%38%
Craftsman88%12%
Senior Industrial Designer91%9%
Exhibit Builder93%7%

Web Designer Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among web designers is White, which makes up 76.1% of all web designers. Comparatively, there are 10.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.6% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 76.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.2%
  • Asian, 7.6%
  • Black or African American, 3.5%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Web Designer Race

Web Designer RacePercentages
White76.1%
Hispanic or Latino10.2%
Asian7.6%
Black or African American3.5%
Unknown2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.3%

Web Designer Wage Gap By Race

Asian web designers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american web designers have the lowest average salary at $58,611.
$69,000
$67,000
$65,000
$63,000
$61,000
$59,000
$57,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$65,202
White$60,870
Black or African American$58,611
Asian$67,135
Hispanic or Latino$60,470

Web Designer JOBS

Average Age of a Web Designer

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

Male
Female

Web Designer Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown3734
White3835
Black or African American36.536
Asian3835
Hispanic or Latino3433

Web Designer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of web designer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of web designers is 40+ years old, which represents 39% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Web Designer Age

Web Designer YearsPercentages
40+ years39%
30-40 years34%
20-30 years27%

Types of Web Designer Degree Levels

The most common degree for web designers is bachelor's degree 67% of web designers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 18% and rounding it off is master's degree with 7%.

  • Bachelors, 67%
  • Associate, 18%
  • Masters, 7%
  • High School Diploma, 4%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Web Designers By Education

Web Designer DegreePercentages
Bachelors67%
Associate18%
Masters7%
High School Diploma4%
Other Degrees4%

Web Designer Jobs You Might Like

Web Designer Wage Gap By Education

Web designers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $65,452 annually. With a Bachelors degree, web designers earn a median annual income of $60,799 compared to $56,581 for web designers with an Associate degree.
$67,000
$65,000
$63,000
$61,000
$59,000
$57,000
$55,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$65,452
Bachelor's Degree$60,799
Some College/ Associate Degree$56,581

Web Designer Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where web designers work. We found most web designers work for a public company. In addition, the industry that employs the most web designers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

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

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Web Designer Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees5%
50 - 100 employees2%
100 - 500 employees8%
500 - 1,000 employees11%
1,000 - 10,000 employees37%
> 10,000 employees37%

The Types Of Companies Web Designer Work In

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

Education

Public

Private

Government

Web Designer Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education18%
Public45%
Private36%
Government2%

Top Industries Hiring Web Designers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ web designers. Those industries include manufacturing, internet and retail.

Fortune 500

Technology

Education

Retail

Media

Web Designer Turnover And Employment Statistics

The Average Number of Years That Web Designer Stay in a Job

By looking over 18,181 web designers resumes, we figured out that the average web designer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Web Designer Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year29%
1-2 years33%
3-4 years11%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years5%
11+ years10%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Web Designers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to web designers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Custom Motorcycle Painter10.60%4,838
Floral Manager11.46%51,189
Photo Editor11.70%10,068
Web Designer12.14%
Exhibition Designer12.87%45,425
Computer Designer17.34%57,043
Costume Designer17.98%47,323

Web Designer LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Custom Motorcycle Painter10.60%4,838
Floral Manager11.46%51,189
Photo Editor11.70%10,068
Exhibition Designer12.87%45,425
Computer Designer17.34%57,043
Costume Designer17.98%47,323

Foreign Languages Spoken By Web Designers

The most common foreign language among web designers is Spanish at 36.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 10.6% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

  • Spanish, 36.0%
  • French, 10.6%
  • Chinese, 8.6%
  • Japanese, 7.3%
  • Mandarin, 7.0%
  • Other, 30.5%

Web Designer Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish36.0%
French10.6%
Chinese8.6%
Japanese7.3%
Mandarin7.0%
Other30.5%

Web Designer Jobs

Recently Added Web Designer Jobs

Web Designer Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a web designer can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of web designers is $87,185. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Web Designers Earn The Most?

Web designers earn the most in Washington, where the average web designer salary is $84,645. The map here shows where web designers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Web Designers?

By looking through more than 18,181 resumes, we found that the most popular places for web designers are New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA.

Number of Web Designers

Number Of Web Designer Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1California3,548$75,320
2New York1,481$72,624
3Texas1,473$57,001
4Virginia964$79,373
5Washington948$84,645
6Florida940$54,312
7Illinois890$55,180
8Massachusetts868$83,957
9Pennsylvania837$63,315
10Georgia836$50,578
11North Carolina702$61,186
12Ohio634$51,417
13Michigan562$59,899
14New Jersey552$72,679
15Oregon529$70,323
16Maryland520$72,031
17Minnesota503$53,262
18Colorado419$56,254
19Wisconsin390$57,703
20Arizona362$66,619
21Utah314$57,843
22Missouri305$51,397
23Indiana300$48,025
24District of Columbia289$81,022
25Tennessee281$52,722
26Connecticut237$58,850
27South Carolina226$48,854
28Alabama190$47,647
29Kansas179$54,342
30Iowa179$47,293
31Kentucky167$41,142
32Oklahoma149$47,515
33Rhode Island135$63,889
34New Hampshire132$56,773
35Nebraska129$53,830
36Arkansas127$46,812
37Louisiana124$53,578
38New Mexico119$51,508
39Nevada113$72,719
40Idaho87$46,932
41Maine71$47,984
42Mississippi70$51,575
43Montana63$42,472
44Delaware61$62,197
45Vermont53$54,090
46West Virginia49$62,350
47South Dakota40$37,370
48North Dakota39$47,016
49Alaska33$68,054
50Hawaii28$65,903
51Wyoming25$52,523

Where Are Web Designers In High Demand?

Web designers are in high demand in Washington, DC. There are currently 6 job openings for web designers here. We looked over job openings to determine where in the country web designers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Web Designer Demographics FAQs

How Many Web Designer Are There In The Us?

There are over 49,249 Web Designers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Web Designers Are Black?

3.5% of Web Designers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Web Designers?

Most a are White, with 76.1% of Web Designers belonging to this ethnicity. 10.2% of Web Designers are Hispanic or Latino, 7.6% of Web Designers are Asian, 3.5% of Web Designers are Black or African American, 2.3% of Web Designers are Unknown, and 0.3% of Web Designers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Web Designer Jobs Male - Dominated ?

Yes, Web Designer jobs are male - dominated. 62% of Web Designers are male, and 37% are female, so there are more male Web Designers than female Web Designers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Web Designer ?

The average Web Designer is 38 years old. 39% of Web Designers are 40+ years old or older, 34% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 27% are between 20-30 years old

Search For Web Designer Jobs