An average Website Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $53K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Men working as Website Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Job satisfaction for Website Managers is high. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,059 - $88,149
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$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,665
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$10.04 - $29.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$32,059 - $88,149  
   
Bonus
$193.15 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Commission
$5,350  
Total Pay (?
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$25,044 - $86,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $29.76  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$193.15 - $10,213  
   
Commission
$5,350  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
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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$25,044 - $86,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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


Website Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Web Analytics, Web Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 23 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Web Design. Most people experienced in HTML also know Project Management and Web Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Website Manager

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


Website Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $40K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $55K. Website Managers see a median salary of $66K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $79K.

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
up arrow 27%

Web Development
up arrow 23%


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Web Content Management
up arrow 2%

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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