An ideal candidate working in website development has enthusiasm for web design and development and the ability to engage with new technologies. Web developers can work almost anywhere: large corporations or small businesses, the public or private sectors, and everywhere in between.
What will I do on the job?
What skills will I use on the job?
Who will hire me?
Organizations of all kinds hire website developers to design, implement and maintain their online presence – and the demand for web developers is expected to keep growing. You will find jobs in large corporations, small businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, or as independent contractors.
How much can I earn?
Starting annual salaries in the Portland area range from approximately $28,000 – $40,000. Experienced positions may earn: $40,000 – $80,000.