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Web Producer Salary

Median pay for Web Producers in the United States is around $52K annually. Overall cash earnings for Web Producers stretch from $31K on the lower end to $83K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $11K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Web Producers (58 percent) survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Web Producers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,290 - $80,799
(Median)
$34K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $51,500
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$11.16 - $44.74
(Median)
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$21
$45
MEDIAN: $20
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,290 - $80,799  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,711  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $10,850  
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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$31,267 - $83,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 541
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $44.74  
   
Overtime
$14.47 - $50.83  
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 - $7,711  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $10,850  
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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$31,267 - $83,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Web Producer

A web producer is primarily responsible for coordinating, managing, and updating content on a high-traffic website. This person can work either as a contract employee or within a business. It is generally required that a web producer has at least a bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the company they work for, as well as at least three years of relevant experience. Extensive knowledge of HTML, web design, Photoshop, and CSS are typically essential. A web producer typically works in an office environment; however, there are some who work from a home office. While web producers generally work during regular office hours, some jobs require alternative or more flexible hours.

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Web Producer Tasks

  • Create interactive strategies for online platforms.
  • Manage the planning and usability of externally used websites and online communities.
  • Coordinate and oversee production for online projects.

Common Career Paths for Web Producer


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Web Producers who go on to become Web Producers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Web Producer, an upper-level role, pays $53K.

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Popular Skills for Web Producer


Survey results show that Web Producers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Web Design, Cascading Style Sheets, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 13 percent. Those listing writing as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Social Media Optimization and Video Editing also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know HTML also know Project Management and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Web Producer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Web Producers. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $46K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $57K on average. On average, Web Producers make $73K following one to two decades on the job. Web Producers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $90K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Web Producers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 45 percent above the national average. Web Producers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+14 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Boston (+10 percent). Web Producers in Philadelphia report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 22 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Chicago and Washington (12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Web Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 74%



National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Web Producer Salaries




HTML
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$52,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 3%

up arrow 12%

Video Editing
up arrow 14%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 26%

writing
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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