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Project Manager, Web Salary

Web Project Managers in the United States take home an average $59K per year. Overall cash earnings for Web Project Managers vary widely between $35K and $99K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Web Project Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Web Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$36,796 - $92,807
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MEDIAN: $58,604
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$12.52 - $56.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$36,796 - $92,807  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,946  
Profit Sharing
$861 - $10,213  
Commission
$1,350 - $12,500  
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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$35,342 - $98,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $56.07  
   
Overtime
$20.02 - $61.79  
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 - $9,946  
   
Commission
$1,350 - $12,500  
Profit Sharing
$861 - $10,213  
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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$35,342 - $98,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Project Manager, Web

A web project manager provides leadership, guidance, and direction to a team handling a web-based project. They typically oversee a team of web developers and designers, and they must be able to provide effective feedback on their employees' work. Web project managers help develop project constraints, needs, time frames, and coordination between team members. They must be able to identify and correct poor-quality products, errors, and any employee issues.

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Project Manager, Web Tasks

  • Organize planning, development, and deployment web sites.
  • Ensure overall quality of web site.
  • Coordinate and track progress of design and development teams to implement online designs.
  • Work directly with partners and clients to determine project scope and specifications.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Web


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Lucky workers who know Microsoft Project can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 24 percent above average. Agile and Web Development are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 12 percent and 24 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Adobe Photoshop, Cascading Style Sheets, and HTML. Those who learned Web Content Management also tend to know Web Development. It is often found that people who know Project Management are also skilled in Client Interaction, Web Development, and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Web

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $50K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Web Project Managers make a median salary of $83K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $79K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Web Project Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Web Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+19 percent), New York (+18 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Los Angeles, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Workers in Denver and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 340 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%