E-Commerce Manager Salary

The average E-Commerce Manager in the United States earns approximately $55K annually. Total cash compensation to E-Commerce Managers approaches anywhere from $31K on the lower end to $97K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male E-Commerce Managers making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,192 - $92,614
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$35K
$55K
$93K
MEDIAN: $54,891
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$10.14 - $25.34
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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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$35,192 - $92,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,325  
Profit Sharing
$3.86 - $7,603  
Commission
$-0.50 - $43,287  
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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$31,456 - $97,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 377
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.08  
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 - $14,325  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $43,287  
Profit Sharing
$3.86 - $7,603  
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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$31,456 - $97,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Web Development, Online Marketing, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 33 percent, 15 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Web Content Management and e-Commerce also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in e-Commerce are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,913

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for E-Commerce Managers that is 49 percent greater than the national average, Portland offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. E-Commerce Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+35 percent), New York (+29 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Chicago (+2 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, San Diego is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects E-Commerce Manager Salaries



National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect E-Commerce Manager Salaries

Web Development
up arrow 33%

Online Marketing
up arrow 15%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%


Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

e-Commerce
up arrow 4%

Web Content Management
up arrow 27%

Customer Service
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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