Webmaster Salary

The average salary for a Webmaster is $51,533 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
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$34,613 - $75,205
$35K
$53K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,674
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90%

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$10.76 - $30.62
$11
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$31
MEDIAN: $17.50
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$0$75K
Salary $34,613 - $75,205
Bonus $177.54 - $7,281
Profit Sharing $293.61 - $8,170
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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$28,545 - $75,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 307
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $10.76 - $30.62
Overtime $12.12 - $41.34
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $177.54 - $7,281
Profit Sharing $293.61 - $8,170
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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$28,545 - $75,740
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 128

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Job Description for Webmaster

A webmaster’s general duties center around all aspects of an organization’s web site, including work in website design and layout, as well as routine updates and maintenance. Webmasters in larger companies may have to coordinate with marketing/branding professionals to ensure the organization's web presence adheres to that department's standards. The web master may have a variety of related responsibilities involving interorganization intranets, portals, and online security maintenance. Additionally, the webmaster is likely to supervise how and when web content is added to the company's website, and they usually work with content creators to facilitate timely and regular updates.

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Webmaster Tasks

  • Advise internal groups on all issues relating to the web site.
  • Own site releases, QA signoff, and documentation.
  • Ensure site is optimized and is cross-platform and cross-browser compatible.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Webmaster


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Webmaster Job Listings

Popular Skills for Webmaster

Pay by Experience Level for Webmaster

Pay by Experience for a Webmaster has a positive trend. An entry-level Webmaster with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 231 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Webmaster with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Webmaster which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 164 salaries. A Webmaster with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,297

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

Webmaster Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Webmaster?

Webmaster in Athens:
"What am I worth?"
Pros: The work itself. Flexible hours. Casual dress.
Cons: Sitting at a desk. Not enough pay. Selling/billing with no compensation.

Webmaster in Waterloo:
"Webmaster."
Pros: I enjoy the people that I work with and the duties I am responsible for. I do a lot of different jobs such as web development, project management, photography, graphic design, marketing, and IT maintenance.
Cons: I am not recognized for my work, because most of my co-workers have no idea what amount of effort is required for jobs that are asked of me.

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Key Stats for Webmaster

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Webmaster Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲9%

National Average
$49,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Webmaster Salaries


▲4%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Visual Basic (VB)
▼1%


▼2%

▼2%


PHP
▼5%

▼6%




▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%
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