Website Manager Salary

Website Managers in the United States take home approximately $54K per year on average. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Women Website Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of Website Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,621 - $87,546
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$88K
MEDIAN: $54,478
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$9.70 - $34.58
(Median)
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$15
$35
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$34,621 - $87,546  
   
Bonus
$146.81 - $10,365  
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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$25,985 - $85,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $34.58  
   
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
$146.81 - $10,365  
   
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).
)
$25,985 - $85,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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 imply that Website Managers put a diverse skill set to use. 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, 21 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, and Adobe Photoshop. Those educated in Project Management tend to be well versed in HTML 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $57K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Website Managers make a median salary of $69K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $76K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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 21%

Web Development
up arrow 19%




HTML
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 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: 22%
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