Website Manager Salary

Website Managers in the United States take home an average $54K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Website Managers. Some workers in this field — nearly one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,385 - $88,962
(Median)
$32K
$54K
$89K
MEDIAN: $53,750
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$9.70 - $33.84
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$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. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Website Managers. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. Website Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $78K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,343

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

With a pay rate for Website Managers that is 85 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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
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HTML
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National Average
$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
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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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