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Project Manager, Web Salary

Pay for Web Project Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $59K annually. The range in cash compensation to Web Project Managers ($35K to $100K) includes potential earnings of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Job satisfaction for Web Project Managers is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$37,211 - $93,458
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,090
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50%
90%

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$12.60 - $55.33
(Median)
$13
$25
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$37,211 - $93,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,026  
Profit Sharing
$844 - $9,696  
Commission
$2,500 - $15,000  
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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$35,458 - $99,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,230
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$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $55.33  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $63.00  
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 - $10,026  
   
Commission
$2,500 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$844 - $9,696  
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).
)
$35,458 - $99,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194

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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 takers working as Web Project Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Agile, Microsoft Project, and Web Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 23 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. Most people who know Project Management also know Client Interaction, Budget Management, and Web Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Web

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $70K. Web Project Managers bring in $84K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $77K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 22 percent, Web Project Managers in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Web Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Los Angeles. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (8 percent lower) and Portland (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 29%


National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Web Salaries

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Strategic Project Management
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National Average
$59,000

Project Management
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Web Design
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Web Content Management
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 279 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%
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