Project Manager, Web Salary

Web Project Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $59K annually. Total cash compensation to Web Project Managers ranges from $36K on the lower end to $99K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although just under a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Web Project Managers. Women Web Project Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,961 - $92,882
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,224
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$12.73 - $54.20
(Median)
$13
$25
$54
MEDIAN: $24.00
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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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$37,961 - $92,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,894  
Profit Sharing
$836 - $9,826  
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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$35,818 - $98,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $54.20  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $62.39  
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 - $9,894  
   
Commission
$2,543 - $15,126  
Profit Sharing
$836 - $9,826  
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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$35,818 - $98,743  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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 participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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, 21 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. Those familiar with Project Management also tend to 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $70K. Web Project Managers bring in $83K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Web Project Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $79K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Web Project Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Web Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), New York (+18 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Atlanta (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Denver. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (7 percent lower) and San Diego (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries


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$60,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Web Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 259 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
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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