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E-Commerce Manager Salary

E-Commerce Managers in the United States pull down an average of $56K annually. The range in cash compensation to E-Commerce Managers (largely between $31K and $100K) includes potential earnings of $20K from bonuses, $8K from profit sharing, and commissions of $44K in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most E-Commerce Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, close to a fifth claim no health benefits at all. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male E-Commerce Managers making up 53 percent of survey respondents.

$34,375 - $95,776
(Median)
$34K
$56K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,590
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90%

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$9.98 - $28.91
(Median)
$10
$15
$29
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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,375 - $95,776  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,985  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $8,243  
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,035  
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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$30,987 - $100,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $28.91  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.23  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,985  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,035  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $8,243  
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).
)
$30,987 - $100,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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 Web Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 34 percent, 30 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Customer Service and e-Commerce, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people experienced in e-Commerce also know Web Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location


For E-Commerce Managers, Portland provides a pay rate that is 48 percent greater than the national average. E-Commerce Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+36 percent) and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 20 percent below the national average.

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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 34%

Web Development
up arrow 30%


Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000


Customer Service
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%