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Website Manager Salary

Median pay for Website Managers in the United States is around $54K per year. Geographic location and years of experience 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. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Website Managers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,432 - $87,792
(Median)
$34K
$54K
$88K
MEDIAN: $54,207
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$9.59 - $26.33
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$9
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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
$34,432 - $87,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$25,733 - $85,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.59 - $26.33  
   
Overtime
$8.70 - $36.06  
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
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
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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$25,733 - $85,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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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 show that Website Managers use a fair number of skills. 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 44 percent, 23 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design and Social Media Marketing. Most people skilled in HTML are similarly competent 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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $58K. Website Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. 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 $72K.

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 44%

Web Analytics
up arrow 23%

Web Development
up arrow 21%




HTML
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 22%
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