A Webmaster earns an average salary of $51,759 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Web Development and SQL. 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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$33,696 - $77,614
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$34K
$52K
$78K
MEDIAN: $51,759
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$10.52 - $30.87
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$31
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,696 - $77,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,688  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $3,750  
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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$28,036 - $78,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 373
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $30.87  
   
Overtime
$10.57 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,688  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $3,750  
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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$28,036 - $78,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146

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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.

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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

National Average: $48,818

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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
$49,000


Skills That Affect Webmaster Salaries


SQL
up arrow 11%

up arrow 7%


Dreamweaver
up arrow 3%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

Wordpress
up arrow 1%

Adobe Dreamweaver
up arrow 1%

PHP
up arrow 1%

Web Design
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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