Entry-Level Webmaster Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, about three in four of Entry-Level Webmasters have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $39,793 annually. Some workers in this field—around one third—are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. For the most part, Entry-Level Webmasters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Entry-Level Webmaster Salary (?
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$27,673 - $60,816
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,666
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Entry-Level Webmaster Salary (?
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$9.94 - $25.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,673 - $60,816  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,983  
Commission
$983 - $2,400  
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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$23,855 - $60,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$16.63 - $39.86  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Commission
$983 - $2,400  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $1,983  
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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$23,855 - $60,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 299
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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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National Average
$40,000
Houston
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
People working in San Diego make slightly more than the national average, but overall, geography does not significantly influence salary in this field. The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Houston.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Webmaster Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 9%
Graphic Design
up arrow 8%
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 5%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 5%
PHP
up arrow 3%
Web Content Management
up arrow 2%
Web Development
0%
JavaScript
0%
Web Design
0%
National Average
$40,000
HTML
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 4%
e-Commerce
up arrow 7%
Linux
up arrow 7%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 30%
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