WebAIM: Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners #3 Results

Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners #3 Results

The results of WebAIM’s 3rd Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners are now available. This was a follow-up survey to previous surveys conducted April 2014 and April 2018. There were 758 valid survey responses. Below are several items of interest.

  • Web accessibility practitioners report being notably older than respondents to other web design/development surveys (as reported in the 2020 Stack Overflow survey).
  • 57% of respondents were male, 40% of respondents were female (5 times higher than the broader design/development field), and 3% non-binary, genderqueer, or gender non-conforming (twice as high as the broader design/development field).
  • 29% of respondents indicated having a disability (15 times higher than the broader design/development field).
  • The average reported salary was at least $73,000, notably higher than the broader design/development field. Salaries of web accessibility practitioners have increased steadily over time.
  • Female respondents earn an average of at least $6,100 less than their male counterparts, a notably increased gap from $2,100 reported in 2018.
  • Respondents with disabilities reported an average of at least $1,800 less than respondents without disabilities, a notably decreased gap from $4,200 in 2018.
  • Mac OS is now the most common [...]

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