Website Manager Salary

Earnings for Website Managers in the United States come in at around $54K annually on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Women make up a slight majority of Website Managers (53 percent) survey respondents. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,771 - $87,154
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$87K
MEDIAN: $54,478
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$9.67 - $30.00
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$30
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,771 - $87,154  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,406  
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $9,500  
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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$25,829 - $85,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$8.86 - $35.66  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,406  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $9,500  
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).
)
$25,829 - $85,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Cascading Style Sheets, Web Analytics, and Web Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 35 percent, 22 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, and Adobe Photoshop. Most people experienced in Project Management also know HTML and Web Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Website Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $57K. On average, Website Managers make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Website Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $76K.

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 35%

Web Analytics
up arrow 22%

Web Development
up arrow 20%




HTML
up arrow 3%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
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