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 [...]