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Website Manager Salary

The average Website Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $55K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women make up a slight majority of Website Managers (52 percent) survey respondents. Most Website Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,264 - $88,234
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$88K
MEDIAN: $54,784
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$9.47 - $25.69
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$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
$34,264 - $88,234  
   
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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$25,516 - $85,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.47 - $25.69  
   
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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$25,516 - $85,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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 report using a diverse set of skills 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 43 percent, 23 percent, and 20 percent, respectively. Those listing Graphic Design as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Social Media Marketing and Adobe Photoshop also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in HTML tend to be well versed in Project Management.

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $59K. On average, Website Managers make $69K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $75K on average.

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 43%

Web Analytics
up arrow 23%

Web Development
up arrow 20%




HTML
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National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Graphic Design
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%