Project Manager, Web Salary

Average Web Project Managers in the United States make around $59K per year. 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 and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Women Web Project Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Web Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,773 - $92,787
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$93K
MEDIAN: $59,070
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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 seem to negatively impact pay include Adobe Photoshop, Customer Relationship Management, and HTML. For most people, competency in Client Interaction indicates knowledge of Budget Management. Those familiar with Project Management tend to be well versed in 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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $52K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $70K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Web Project Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $84K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $86K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,364

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Web Project Managers, 22 percent above 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. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Los Angeles (6 percent less) and Philadelphia (2 percent less).

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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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$59,000

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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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