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Web Administrators - 15-1299.01

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O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

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

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Administer internet or intranet infrastructure, including Web, file, and mail servers.
  • Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.
  • Check and analyze operating system or application log files regularly to verify proper system performance.
  • Collaborate with development teams to discuss, analyze, or resolve usability issues.
  • Collaborate with Web developers to create and operate internal and external Web sites, or to manage projects, such as e-marketing campaigns.
  • Correct testing-identified problems, or recommend actions for their resolution.
  • Determine sources of Web page or server problems, and take action to correct such problems.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans for home pages, including print advertising or advertisement rotation.
  • Develop or document style guidelines for Web site content.
  • Develop or implement procedures for ongoing Web site revision.
  • Develop testing routines and procedures.
  • Develop Web site performance metrics.
  • Document application and Web site changes or change procedures.
  • Document installation or configuration procedures to allow maintenance and repetition.
  • Evaluate or recommend server hardware or software.
  • Evaluate testing routines or procedures for adequacy, sufficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Gather, analyze, or document user feedback to locate or resolve sources of problems.
  • Identify or address interoperability requirements.
  • Identify or document backup or recovery plans.
  • Identify, standardize, and communicate levels of access and security.
  • 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.
  • Inform Web site users of problems, problem resolutions, or application changes and updates.
  • Install or configure Web server software or hardware to ensure that directory structure is well-defined, logical, and secure, and that files are named properly.
  • Monitor systems for intrusions or denial of service attacks, and report security breaches to appropriate personnel.
  • Monitor Web developments through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Perform user testing or usage analyses to determine Web sites' effectiveness or usability.
  • Provide training or technical assistance in Web site implementation or use.
  • Recommend Web site improvements, and develop budgets to support recommendations.
  • Review or update Web page content or links in a timely manner, using appropriate tools.
  • Set up or maintain monitoring tools on Web servers or Web sites.
  • Test backup or recovery plans regularly and resolve any problems.
  • Test issues such as system integration, performance, and system security on a regular schedule or after any major program modifications.
  • Test new software packages for use in Web operations or other applications.
  • Track, compile, and analyze Web site usage data.

Detailed Work Activities

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

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Computer Programmer