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
Gender Pay Gap For Web Designer
Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
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.
|Senior Industrial Designer||91%||9%|
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 Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||10.2%|
|Black or African American||3.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.3%|
Web Designer Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$58,611|
|Hispanic or Latino||$60,470|
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Average Age of a Web Designer
We determined the average age of web designers based on ethnicity and gender.
Web Designer Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||36.5||36|
|Hispanic or Latino||34||33|
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.
Web Designer Age
|Web Designer Years||Percentages|
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 Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||4%|
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Web Designer Wage Gap By Education
|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.
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
Web Designer Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||5%|
|50 - 100 employees||2%|
|100 - 500 employees||8%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||11%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||37%|
|> 10,000 employees||37%|
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.
Web Designer Jobs By Sector
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.
Web Designer Industry Statistics
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
Web Designer Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||29%|
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 Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Custom Motorcycle Painter||10.60%||4,838|
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