Website Manager Salary

Median pay for Website Managers in the United States is around $53K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Website Managers. Men make up a slight majority of Website Managers (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,990 - $86,620
$32K
$53K
$87K
MEDIAN: $53,159
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$10.31 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $16.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,990 - $86,620  
   
Bonus
$199.33 - $10,665  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$25,297 - $86,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$14.95 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$199.33 - $10,665  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$25,297 - $86,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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

  • Assess web-traffic to understand how users are interacting with the site.
  • Ensure that website is working properly, resolving any glitches.
  • Develop, maintain and update an organizations website.
  • 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.

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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 28 percent, 22 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Web Design, and HTML. Most people experienced in HTML also know Project Management and Web Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Website Manager

Pay by Experience for a Website Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Website Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Website Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Website Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 46 salaries. A Website Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,018

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Website Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Website Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+86 percent), New York (+43 percent), Houston (+40 percent), and Minneapolis (+35 percent).

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Key Stats for Website Manager

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

▲42%

Late-Career
▲22%

▲11%

National Average
$49,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
▲28%

Web Development
▲22%


Social Media Marketing
▲6%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%



Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
▼3%

▼5%

▼15%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 28%