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 $36K and $99K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly more than a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Web Project Managers. Women make up a slight majority of Web Project Managers (57 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,773 - $92,787
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,070
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90%

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$13.07 - $55.07
(Median)
$13
$24
$55
MEDIAN: $24.00
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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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$38,773 - $92,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,798  
Profit Sharing
$830 - $9,899  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$36,301 - $99,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $55.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.25  
Overtime
$20.77 - $61.96  
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 - $9,798  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$830 - $9,899  
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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$36,301 - $99,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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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 participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Microsoft Project, Agile, and Web Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 17 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. Most people experienced in Project Management also know Web Content Management, Budget Management, and Web Development. Those proficient in Client Interaction are, more often than not, also skilled in Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Web

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Web Project Managers. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $52K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $70K. For Web Project Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $84K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $86K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,364

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Web Project Managers, 22 percent higher than the national average. Web Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent), Washington (+17 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Boston (+16 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 9 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Philadelphia (6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries




National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Web Salaries


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Budget Management
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Scheduling
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Strategic Project Management
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National Average
$59,000

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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