Project Manager, Web Salary
Average Web Project Managers in the United States make around $59K annually. Cash earnings for Web Project Managers — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $38K to approximately $95K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. For the most part, Web Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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.Read More...
An effective web project manager has experience with the technical aspects of web design. They must know programming languages such as HTML, CSS, SQL, and other relevant coding languages; they must also be familiar with programs needed for webpage development such as Adobe Photoshop. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or information science may be required or preferred by potential employers, as well as relevant experience.
Web project managers must have excellent communication skills, and they must be able to communicate expectations to subordinates and progress to supervisors; they also must be able to communicate technical information to non-technical professionals such as an organization's management.
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 report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Agile, Agile Software Development, Web Development, and Web Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Job Scheduling as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Client Interaction also know Budget Management. Most people experienced in Project Management also know Web Content Management, 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.
Web Project Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $53K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $68K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Web Project Managers make a median salary of $76K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $86K.
Pay Difference by Location
Web Project Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Web Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), New York (+20 percent), San Jose (+11 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Compared to the national average, Cleveland Web Project Managers have considerably lower salaries, 34 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Boulder and Des Moines are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 30 percent lower and 23 percent lower, respectively.