E-Commerce Manager Salary

E-Commerce Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $56K per year. In the world of E-Commerce Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $31K on the lower end to $100K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $20K and profit sharing that approaches $8K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $44K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male E-Commerce Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Although one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most E-Commerce Managers.

$34,544 - $95,786
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$35K
$56K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,614
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$9.97 - $29.00
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$34,544 - $95,786  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,741  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,346  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,265 - $99,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $29.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,741  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,346  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,265 - $99,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for E-Commerce Manager

The e-commerce manager is hired by many different types of companies. The majority of these companies have an online presence, including a website via which they are looking to sell products. Many companies require that the e-commerce manager has a bachelor's degree in marketing or another business- related major, such as web sales. Most companies also require at least five years of experience in e-commerce, as well as additional experience in managing teams of employees. The job is situated in an office environment, with very little or no travel. The e-commerce manager will need to be very proficient with computers. They will be expected to have a good understanding of HTML, Microsoft Office, an online reporting tool such as Google Analytics, and possibly other programs depending on the company's needs. An understanding of social media would also be helpful in this position.

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E-Commerce Manager Tasks

  • Research, evaluate, and direct feature selection and web presentation of products and marketing.
  • Manage daily e-commerce activities and staff, including inventory management and promotions.
  • Define e-commerce strategy, including content, delivery, site analytics, and target markets.
  • Maintain and respond to customer complaints, interface bugs, usability issues, and other problems.

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Popular Skills for E-Commerce Manager


E-Commerce Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Search Engine Optimization, Web Development, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent, 29 percent, and 26 percent, respectively. Customer Service and e-Commerce as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people skilled in e-Commerce are similarly competent in Web Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location


For E-Commerce Managers, Portland provides a pay rate that is 47 percent greater than the national average. E-Commerce Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent) and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego E-Commerce Managers earning much less — 20 percent less — than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cleveland and Chicago (7 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects E-Commerce Manager Salaries



National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect E-Commerce Manager Salaries

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 33%

Web Development
up arrow 29%

Operations Management
up arrow 26%

Online Marketing
up arrow 12%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000


Customer Service
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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