A Web Administrator earns an average salary of $47,073 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Web Administrator Total Pay (?
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$29,970 - $74,300
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47K
59K
74K
MEDIAN: $47,072
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Web Administrator Total Pay (?
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$10.52 - $25.02
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,970 - $74,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,985  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $5,500  
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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$28,385 - $68,821  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $25.02  
   
Overtime
$15.93 - $35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,985  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $5,500  
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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$28,385 - $68,821  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 430
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Job Description for Web Administrator
Web administrators - also called webmasters, web architects, and web developers - are responsible for maintaining and updating their company's website or websites. They help ensure websites are user friendly and offer an optimal user experience. Some day-to-day responsibilities of a web administrator might include developing intranet solutions, migrating legacy software, and solving any web problems that may arise. They are also responsible for maintaining the information architecture, handling everyday site maintenance, performing site updates, and monitoring the analytics and statistics of the website. They are also in charge of performing search engine optimization (SEO) on the website, as well as modifying, editing, and deleting items on the database using MySQL or SQL. Web administrators must stay up to date with industry updates and best practices as well. These professionals generally work full time in an office setting, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the company.
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Web Administrator Tasks
  • Design, develop, and execute site architecture and navigation including redesigns and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with creative staff on design and layout issues to facilitate web publishing.
  • Ensure site is optimized and is cross-platform and cross-browser compatible.
  • Advise internal groups on all issues relating to the web site.
  • Own site releases, QA signoff, and documentation.
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Experience Affects Web Administrator Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Web Administrator Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 6%
Web Development
up arrow 2%
National Average
$43,000
HTML
up arrow 1%
Web Content Management
up arrow 4%
Graphic Design
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 102 votes.
Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%
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