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Website manager

Website managers develop, build, maintain and update websites. A growing number of businesses are moving mostly online, or online only. This means more jobs for website managers.

Find out what a website manager does and the related Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses and pathways you can take to secure a job. 

What is a website manager?

Websites range from simple and minimalist to dense and complex. Most websites require at least some form of administration and maintenance. This is what a website manager does. Website managers work with clients to make sure content is accessible, that links work, and that information is up to date. 

Search for related vocational and education training (VET) courses on the Victorian Skills Gateway(opens in a new window): 

You may be eligible for government funding to help pay for your course.

Average salary

The average weekly earnings for web administrators in Australia is $1,364.  

Source: Your Career(opens in a new window)

Note this salary is current as of May 2024 and is indicative only. A range of salaries apply to different roles across the industry.

Job demand in Victoria

Below are the employment forecasts for multimedia specialists and web developer jobs in Victoria. Figures show the number of workers in 2023 and the new workers expected to enter the workforce by 2026.

‘New workers expected’ accounts for workers adding new jobs to the economy and replacing retirees over the next 3 years. These forecasts are estimates only. There will be additional jobs available as people move between jobs and industries.

Specific data is not available for website managers.

RegionWorkers 2023New workers needed by 2026Workforce growth 2023-2026
Melbourne – inner metropolitan2,7573.1%331
Melbourne – inner south-east metropolitan4663.0%55
Melbourne – southern metropolitan3942.7%43
Melbourne – northern metropolitan3543.1%43
Melbourne – eastern metropolitan6173.2%76
Melbourne – western metropolitan3372.9%38
Ballarat and surrounds (Central Highlands)813.0%10
Bendigo, Echuca and surrounds (Loddon Campaspe)752.7%<10
Geelong, Colac and surrounds (Barwon)1353.3%17
Horsham and surrounds (Wimmera Southern Mallee)121.7%<10
Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds (Mallee)242.3%<10
Shepparton, Seymour and surrounds (Goulburn)352.8%<10
Wangaratta, Wodonga and surrounds (Ovens Murray)352.8%<10
Warrnambool, Hamilton and surrounds (Great South Coast)282.5%<10

Source: Victorian Skills Authority employment forecast dashboard

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