Project Manager, Web Salary

Average Web Project Managers in the United States make around $59K annually. Cash earnings of Web Project Managers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $36K to almost $99K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Web Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Women make up a slight majority of Web Project Managers (56 percent) survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,151 - $93,021
(Median)
$37K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $58,768
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$12.71 - $55.07
(Median)
$13
$25
$55
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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$37,151 - $93,021  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,900  
Profit Sharing
$844 - $9,696  
Commission
$2,543 - $14,740  
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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$35,505 - $99,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.71 - $55.07  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,900  
   
Commission
$2,543 - $14,740  
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).
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$35,505 - $99,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189

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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, 22 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. Most people familiar with Project Management also know Client Interaction, Budget Management, and Web Development. Most people experienced in Web Content Management also know 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 $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $70K. Web Project Managers bring in $84K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Web Project Managers report making only $76K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Web Project Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Web Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+21 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Atlanta (+18 percent). Los Angeles ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 8 percent less in Denver and 2 percent less in Portland, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 292 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%