E-Commerce Manager Salary

Earnings for E-Commerce Managers in the United States come in at around $56K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for E-Commerce Managers stretch from $31K on the lower end to $100K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — around one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Men working as E-Commerce Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Most E-Commerce Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,836 - $96,069

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$10.01 - $25.98

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$34,836 - $96,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,678  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,054  
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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$31,225 - $99,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $25.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,678  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,346  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,054  
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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$31,225 - $99,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills 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. Those listing Customer Service and e-Commerce as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. For most people, competency in e-Commerce indicates knowledge of Web Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location


Portland offers some of the highest pay in the country for E-Commerce Managers, 45 percent above the national average. E-Commerce Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+27 percent) and Los Angeles (+16 percent). E-Commerce Managers in San Diego earn salaries far below the national average by 20 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

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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
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Operations Management
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Online Marketing
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National Average
$54,000


Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

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: 77% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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