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E-Commerce Manager Salary

E-Commerce Managers in the United States take home an average $56K per year. Overall incomes of E-Commerce Managers — including $20K bonuses, $8K profit sharing proceeds, and $44K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $31K and $100K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as E-Commerce Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Approximately one in five of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most E-Commerce Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$34,666 - $95,887
(Median)
$35K
$56K
$96K
MEDIAN: $56,367
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$10.00 - $27.50
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$28
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
$34,666 - $95,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,947  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $8,109  
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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$31,228 - $100,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 325
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
$10.00 - $27.50  
   
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,947  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,035  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $8,109  
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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$31,228 - $100,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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


Survey results suggest that E-Commerce Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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 25 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and e-Commerce as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know e-Commerce also know Web Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location


Portland is home to an above-average pay rate for E-Commerce Managers, 47 percent higher than the national average. E-Commerce Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent) and Los Angeles (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cleveland and Chicago (7 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects E-Commerce Manager Salaries



National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect E-Commerce Manager Salaries

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 33%

Web Development
up arrow 29%

Operations Management
up arrow 25%

Online Marketing
up arrow 12%



National Average
$55,000


Customer Service
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
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