Average Webmaster Salary

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The average salary for a Webmaster is $54,086.
MEDIAN $54,086
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$36k - $80k
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$252 - $8k
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$30k - $79k

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Job Description for Webmaster

Webmaster Tasks
  • Advise internal groups on all issues relating to the web site.
  • Own site releases, QA signoff, and documentation.
  • Ensure site is optimized and is cross-platform and cross-browser compatible.
  • Design, develop, and execute site architecture and navigation including redesigns and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with creative staff on design and layout issues to facilitate web publishing.

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Career Paths

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Web Developer
Front End Developer / Engineer
Software Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Webmaster

Skills in Web Design, HTML, Web Content Management and Web Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Webmaster

An entry-level Webmaster with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,219 based on 14 salaries. An early career Webmaster with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,939 based on 250 salaries. A mid-career Webmaster with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,889 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Webmaster with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,205 based on 210 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,931.
Employees with Webmaster in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.9% more) and San Diego, California (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (27.9% less), Miami, Florida (18.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (16.8% less).

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