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E-Commerce Manager Salary

Average E-Commerce Managers in the United States make around $56K annually. With bonuses occasionally running north of $20K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $19K, and a few commissions as high as $44K, total income for E-Commerce Managers can range between $31K and $103K according to individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men make up a slight majority of E-Commerce Managers (54 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction for E-Commerce Managers is high. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, about one in five claim no health benefits at all.
$34,266 - $97,335
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MEDIAN: $56,193
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,266 - $97,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $19,000  
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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$30,890 - $102,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.44  
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 - $20,000  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $44,346  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $19,000  
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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$30,890 - $102,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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 Search Engine Optimization, Web Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 28 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Customer Service and e-Commerce as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. For most people, competency in e-Commerce indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, E-Commerce Managers in Portland receive some of the highest pay in the country. E-Commerce Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+37 percent) and New York (+29 percent). E-Commerce Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — E-Commerce Managers in San Diego bring in salaries that are 23 percent lower than the national average.

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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)
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Web Development
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National Average
$55,000


Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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