Website Manager Salary

Website Managers in the United States can expect wages of $54K per year on average. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up a slight majority of Website Managers (52 percent) survey respondents. Although approximately one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The majority of Website Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,385 - $88,962
(Median)
$32K
$54K
$89K
MEDIAN: $53,750
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$9.70 - $33.84
(Median)
$9
$15
$34
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,385 - $88,962  
   
Bonus
$175.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$25,454 - $85,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $33.84  
   
Overtime
$14.63 - $38.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$175.00 - $10,213  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$25,454 - $85,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Website Manager

Typical employers for website managers include a wide variety of organizations that rely on having a web presence. This manager usually supervises how, where, and when promotional, graphic, and written content is added to a site and updated; they oversee the site’s functionality as well. For e-commerce sites, website managers also help ensure customers can effectively use the website, including with accounts, logins, purchasing, and other facets.

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Website Manager Tasks

  • Develop and oversee the development of web content to ensure accuracy and demographic relevance.
  • Design and implement special web features, marketing projects and online events when needed.
  • Develop, maintain and update an organizations website.
  • Assess web-traffic to understand how users are interacting with the site.
  • Ensure that website is working properly, resolving any glitches.

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Popular Skills for Website Manager


Survey results suggest that Website Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Web Analytics, Web Development, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 21 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design, Web Design, and Social Media Marketing. It is often found that people who know HTML are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Website Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Website Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average beginner in this position makes around $41K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $56K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $70K in this role. Website Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $78K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,343

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Website Managers in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 85 percent above the national average. Website Managers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+77 percent), San Francisco (+66 percent), Minneapolis (+34 percent), and Washington (+28 percent).

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
up arrow 25%

Web Development
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Web Content Management
up arrow 1%

HTML
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National Average
$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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