Project Manager, Web Salary

Web Project Managers in the United States take home approximately $59K annually on average. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $36K and hits $99K on the high end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Women Web Project Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,747 - $92,981
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,207
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$12.73 - $54.63
(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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$37,747 - $92,981  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,901  
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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$35,805 - $98,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,220
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
$12.73 - $54.63  
   
Overtime
$21.86 - $62.66  
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 - $9,901  
   
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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$35,805 - $98,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 results imply that Web Project Managers deploy a deep pool 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 pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. Most people familiar with 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. On average, Web Project Managers make $83K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $79K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Web Project Managers, 24 percent above the national average. Web Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), and Atlanta (+15 percent). With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Web Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Web Salaries

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Strategic Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 262 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
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%
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