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Entry-Level Webmaster Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Webmasters are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $43K per year on average. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Most Entry-Level Webmasters (65 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Webmasters. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Webmaster Salary (?
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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$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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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$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  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
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
$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  
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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Although Entry-Level Webmasters working in San Diego have incomes that are slightly above the national average, geography doesn't actually seem to affect pay that much. Houston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 13 percent below the national average.
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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%