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Project Manager, Web Salary

Earnings for Web Project Managers in the United States come in at around $59K annually on average. Overall cash earnings of Web Project Managers stretch from $36K near the bottom to $100K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While just over a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Women make up a slight majority of Web Project Managers (56 percent) survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Web Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,517 - $93,523
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $59,219
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90%

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$12.62 - $55.28
(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
$37,517 - $93,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,006  
Profit Sharing
$841 - $9,744  
Commission
$2,543 - $15,126  
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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$35,580 - $99,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $55.28  
   
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 - $10,006  
   
Commission
$2,543 - $15,126  
Profit Sharing
$841 - $9,744  
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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$35,580 - $99,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195

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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


Web Project Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. 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, 22 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. For most people, competency in Project Management indicates knowledge of 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $84K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $77K on average.

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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+21 percent), Chicago (+19 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Atlanta (+17 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. Workers in Los Angeles and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$60,000


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Strategic Project Management
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$60,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 273 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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