Webmaster Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Webmaster is $49,494 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP), Microsoft SQL Server, and Web Content Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Webmaster Total Pay (?
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$30,732 - $75,008
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MEDIAN: $49,494
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Webmaster Total Pay (?
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$10.38 - $34.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,732 - $75,008  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,191  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $3,855  
Commission
$511 - $6,949  
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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$26,046 - $75,330  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,634
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $34.22  
   
Overtime
$16.55 - $45.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,191  
   
Commission
$511 - $6,949  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $3,855  
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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$26,046 - $75,330  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,634
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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
  • 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 Webmaster

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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San Francisco
up arrow 54%
Boston
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Atlanta
up arrow 29%
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Dallas
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Austin
up arrow 14%
Chicago
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Portland
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National Average
$46,000
Seattle
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Miami
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Experience Affects Webmaster Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Webmaster Salaries

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 17%
PHP
up arrow 8%
SQL
up arrow 7%
Web Development
up arrow 2%
HTML
0%
National Average
$46,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 26%
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