Average Website Managers in the United States make around $52K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Website Managers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,361 - $86,585
$31K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,833
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$10.02 - $29.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,361 - $86,585  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $10,351  
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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$25,026 - $85,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $29.80  
   
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
$193.92 - $10,351  
   
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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$25,026 - $85,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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


Survey results imply that Website Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Web Analytics, Web Development, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 25 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design, Web Design, and Web Content Management. Most people skilled in HTML are similarly competent in Project Management 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $40K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $54K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Website Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. Website Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $68K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,074

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Website Managers, 146 percent higher than the national average. Website Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+89 percent), Minneapolis (+38 percent), Bellevue (+28 percent), and Houston (+28 percent).

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Key Stats for Website Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Website Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Website Manager Salaries

Web Analytics
up arrow 29%

Web Development
up arrow 25%


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$48,000


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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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