Website Manager Salary
|Salary||$34,947 - $86,642|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $12,972|
|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).)
|$25,292 - $85,132|
|Hourly Rate||$10.25 - $29.98|
|Overtime||$13.09 - $43.85|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $12,972|
|Total Pay (||$25,292 - $85,132|
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.Read More...
Website managers typically work with a variety of departments within an organization. For example, branding and marketing departments want to make sure the website manager maintains consistency of tone with the organization’s message and image. Additionally, marketing, promotion, and sales departments depend on the website manager to post sales and special events in a clear, timely manner for maximum consumer impact. An e-commerce website manager usually works with a development or information technology (IT) team to create a high-quality sales platform and help maintain the integrity of account information and company data as well.
While the term “manager” often implies that a job is mainly supervisory, these individuals typically do a substantial amount of their programming (especially in the case of smaller companies). Skills in HTML, Java, and other languages is usually essential for this position. Additionally, employers look for some formal education and/or certification, as well as previous experience in a related role. Website managers usually work during regular business hours in an office environment. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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 participants wield an impressively varied skill set 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 31 percent, 25 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Web Design. It is often found that people who know HTML are also skilled in 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
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), New York (+45 percent), Houston (+43 percent), and Minneapolis (+38 percent).
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