In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Designing and building websites.
In your job search, you may find job listings for this career under different titles. You can find some examples of these, as well as more information about this career, at Career One Stop.
Typically requires an associate degree, although some employers prefer to hire candidates with a bachelor’s degree. You may not need a degree at all if you have a substantial portfolio of work to show potential employers.
Obtaining a higher degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway. Your existing degree might give you advanced standing or transfer credit towards a higher degree, reducing the time it would take you to graduate.
Certifications not required if you have a portfolio of work to show your skills. If you do not have a portfolio of work to show potential employers, then certifications could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for the following certifications:
Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), many different options
Licensure is not required to work as a Web Developer.