Web/Internet managers—which include webmasters and Internet specialists—saw salaries increase over the past year to almost $55,800, with bonuses averaging more than 9 percent of base salary. Those involved in CRM efforts reported the highest rates, averaging $63,500, while webmasters at e-commerce sites saw salaries averaging $59,700.
Webmasters and Internet specialists in the financial services sector saw the highest base salaries, averaging $65,400 annually. Bonuses for Web specialists were also significant in this sector, averaging about 10 percent of annual income.
Those sites building Websites on AIX or Unix systems paid the most to their Web managers. Interestingly, Linux also topped the salary scale for Web environments. 2000 Salary Survey -- Web/Internet Manager Graphs
The survey group is fairly evenly split, with 49 percent of respondents working for small companies (less than 500 employees) and 15 percent with larger organizations.A quarter of the group (25 percent) works in the manufacturing sector, which comprises the leading bloc of respondents. Another 18 percent come from service-related companies, and 14 percent are affiliated with distribution or retail firms. About 12 percent are with public sector or nonprofit organizations. Ten percent are with software and application development companies.
Regionally, responses were evenly distributed across the United States, with 22 percent coming from the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic, 21 percent from the South, 34 percent from the Midwest, and 21 percent from the western states.
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