With the growth of freelancing in the world, people in India and Pakistan are learning new skills to cater to the growing demand for computer services in the west. According to a report of the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, web designers demand is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022. This is faster than the average of most occupations. One of the attributing factors in this high demand is the popularity of mobile devices and the emergence of e-commerce stores. With many businesses taking their business online to reach out to internet buyers, the demand of web designers to design a state of art, modern web sites is also increasing.
College graduates who are looking to find a job can learn web designing and offer this skill not only as a freelancer on different freelance marketplaces but, they can also find a good job in their city. The salary of a web designer depends on their experience and practical knowledge of advanced software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop. A job of a web designer is not only to create a good website design but also code them in HTML with CSS so the website works on all cross-browser platforms including mobile phones and tablets.
The emergence of the new plug and play software has made web designing jobs a lot easier. One such tool is WordPress, easy to install and use with advanced features to create a modern web design. With the growth in the demand of web designers, the average salary of a web designer is very handsome in countries like India and Pakistan. It is estimated that a good web designer can earn between 3 lakh to 8 lakh Rupees a year which is between $3500 to $10,000 a year.
This salary scale is relatively low to what web designers get paid in the west but considering this is a new and emerging field, one assumes the salaries will only grow in the future as the demand of web designers rises. People in USA, Europe prefer hiring Asian freelancers for their website design and development jobs because of low cost, high quality of work.
If you are a fresh college graduate from Asia, learn web designing and new emerging technologies, offer your services as a freelancer and you can start making good money and build a good career online.