Skip over navigation
mySkills myFuture Start Page

Occupation information for

Web Administrators

Choose a Location

Within

Distance

description

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

Compare Skills 

details

Currently Employed: 740

Projected Annual Job Openings: 50

Typical Hourly Wage: $28.68 - $46.78

Typical Annual Salary: $59,600 - $97,300

See Job Listing (1)
Find Businesses

typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

Find Training

typical job duties

  • Monitor systems for intrusions or denial of service attacks, and report security breaches to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify or document backup or recovery plans.
  • Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.
  • Correct testing-identified problems, or recommend actions for their resolution.
  • Identify, standardize, and communicate levels of access and security.
  • Determine sources of Web page or server problems, and take action to correct such problems.
  • Implement updates, upgrades, and patches in a timely manner to limit loss of service.
  • Implement Web site security measures, such as firewalls or message encryption.
  • Collaborate with development teams to discuss, analyze, or resolve usability issues.
  • Test issues such as system integration, performance, and system security on a regular schedule or after any major program modifications.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Computer servers
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners

Technology:
  • Application server software
  • Development environment software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Operating system software
  • Web platform development software