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Webmaster Salary

A Webmaster earns an average salary of $50,899 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP), and PHP. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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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$32,165 - $76,156
(Median)
$32K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,898
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$10.93 - $34.94
(Median)
$11
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,165 - $76,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,117  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,774  
Commission
$1,572 - $7,123  
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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$27,058 - $76,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 843
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $34.94  
   
Overtime
$15.43 - $39.65  
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,117  
   
Commission
$1,572 - $7,123  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,774  
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).
)
$27,058 - $76,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 390

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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.

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Webmaster Reviews

What is it like working as a Webmaster?

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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Experience Affects Webmaster Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Webmaster Salaries

Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 15%


PHP
up arrow 12%


SQL
up arrow 7%


JavaScript
up arrow 4%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 3%

Web Development
up arrow 2%

Web Design
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$48,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 266 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 24%
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