Website Manager Salary

For Website Managers, annual average wages total $55K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Website Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Website Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,621 - $88,310

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$9.72 - $34.58

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,621 - $88,310  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,155  
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 - $86,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $34.58  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,155  
   
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 - $86,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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 27 percent, 21 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, and Adobe Photoshop. Most people who know Project Management also know HTML.

Pay by Experience Level for Website Manager

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $58K. Website Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. 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 $76K.

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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
up arrow 27%

Web Analytics
up arrow 21%

Web Development
up arrow 19%



Web Content Management
up arrow 4%

HTML
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National Average
$51,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%


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
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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