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 from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, web designer demand is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2023. This is faster than the average for most occupations. One of the attributing factors to 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 for web designers to design a state of art, modern website 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, and Photoshop. A job of a web designer is not only to create a good website design but also to 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 for 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 lac to 8 lac 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 for web designers rises. People in the USA and Europe prefer hiring Asian freelancers for their website design and development jobs because of the low cost, and high quality of work.
If you are a fresh college graduate from Asia, learning 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.