What do they do?

Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.

Also known as:

Corporate Webmaster, Web Administrator, Web Content Coordinator, Web Content Manager, Web Director, Web Manager, Web Site Manager, Web Technologies Administrator, Webmaster

Typical Wages

Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Computer Occupations, All Other (SOC 2018) is projected to grow 14 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than average compared to all occupations.

Projected Employment in VA

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  • 14.5%

    Change

    Ranks #17 in job growth rate
    1,580

    Job Openings

    Ranks #7 in net job growth

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Education Level

Percent of workers in this field with these degrees:

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree  (1%)
  • Master's degree  (14%)
  • Bachelor's degree  (39%)
  • Associate's degree  (14%)
  • Some college, no degree  (21%)
  • High school diploma equivalent  (10%)
  • Less than high school diploma  (1%)

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People in this career often have these skills:

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Monitor the security of digital information.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve information technology issues.
  • Maintain contingency plans for disaster recovery.
  • Document operational procedures.
  • Modify software programs to improve performance.
  • Create electronic data backup to prevent loss of information.
  • Resolve computer software problems.
  • Recommend changes to improve computer or information systems.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
  • Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access.
  • Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.
  • Analyze website or related online data to track trends or usage.
  • Manage budgets for appropriate resource allocation.
  • Update website content.
  • Install computer software.
  • Install computer hardware.
  • Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems.
  • Document operational activities.
  • Design websites or web applications.
  • Update knowledge about emerging industry or technology trends.
  • Develop specifications or procedures for website development or maintenance.
  • Document design or development procedures.
  • Develop performance metrics or standards related to information technology.
  • Collaborate with others to develop or implement marketing strategies.
  • Identify information technology project resource requirements.
  • Train others in computer interface or software use.
  • Provide technical support for software maintenance or use.
  • Develop testing routines or procedures.
  • Test software performance.
  • Implement advertising or marketing initiatives.
  • Evaluate utility of software or hardware technologies.
  • Provide recommendations to others about computer hardware.

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 28.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

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