Web Administrator Salary (United States)

A Web Administrator earns an average salary of $47,820 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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$29,959 - $74,940
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MEDIAN: $47,820
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Web Administrator Total Pay (?
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$10.36 - $25.49
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,959 - $74,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,921  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$28,332 - $68,796  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $25.49  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $36.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,921  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$28,332 - $68,796  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 403
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Web Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Web Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 86%
National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Web Administrator Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 9%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Web Development
up arrow 3%
National Average
$44,000
HTML
up arrow 3%
Web Content Management
up arrow 3%
Web Design
up arrow 10%
Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 21%
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