The average salary for a Webmaster is $49,290 per year. A skill in Web Content Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Webmaster Total Pay (?
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$30,938 - $74,151
(Median)
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39K
49K
61K
74K
MEDIAN: $49,290
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Webmaster Total Pay (?
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$10.07 - $34.83
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,938 - $74,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,110  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $5,614  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,213  
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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$25,817 - $75,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,832
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $34.83  
   
Overtime
$16.81 - $44.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,110  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$257.60 - $5,614  
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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$25,817 - $75,023  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,832
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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
Boston
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San Jose
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Atlanta
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Austin
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Dallas
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National Average
$46,000
Sacramento
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San Diego
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Miami
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Oklahoma City
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Experience Affects Webmaster Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Webmaster Salaries

Web Development
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National Average
$46,000
HTML
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Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction
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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
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 26%
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