Webmasters


Overview

Introduction

Webmasters design, implement, and maintain Internet Web sites for corporations, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or other institutions. Webmasters have working knowledge of network configurations, interface, graphic design, animation, software development, business, writing, marketing, and project management. The function of a webmaster encompasses many different responsibilities, which is why the position is often held by a team of individuals in a large organization. Webmasters are a...

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Median Salary

$78,056

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Employment Prospects

Good

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Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree


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Experience

Two years experience


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Skills

Computer


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Personality Traits

Creative

Earnings

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in computer science was approximately $67,411 in December 2019.

According to Salary.com, webmasters earned average annual salaries of $78,056 in October 2020. Salaries ranged from less than $58,998 to more than $99,508. However, many webmasters move into the...

Work Environment

Webmasters usually spend much of the workday alone, but they still must be able to communicate and work well with others. They may have periodic meetings with Web designers, marketing specialists, search engine optimization specialists, writers, or other professionals who have input into Web site development. In many larger organizations, there is a team of webmasters rather than just one. Alth...

Outlook

The field of computer systems design and related services is among the fastest-growing industries, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). As a result, employment for webmasters is expected to grow much faster than the average for all careers through 2029.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that when technology advances extremely rapidly, it tends to make old methods of doin...

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