Beauty Counter Manager Salary

The larger portion of Beauty Counter Managers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.44 per hour. Compensation ranges from $10.06 per hour on the lower end to $19.72 on the higher end. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$21,000 - $46,000

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$10.06 - $19.72

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,000 - $46,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Commission
$961 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,256 - $44,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $19.72  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $33.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
Commission
$961 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,256 - $44,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Job Description for Beauty Counter Manager

Beauty counter managers are typically employed by department stores and cosmetic/make-up stores, but are also hired directly by cosmetics/make-up manufacturers. Some employers may not have specific education requirements, while others prefer applicants with at least a high school diploma. In addition, some companies do not require applicants to have prior experience, while others may prefer those with two or more years of retail experience.

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Beauty Counter Manager Tasks

  • Maintain store health and safety regulations.
  • Communicate best sellers and any inventory issues to the general manager.
  • Maintain and adjust merchandise display to match industry and departmental standards.
  • Promote a culture of excellent customer service and positive vendor relationships.

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With a median salary of $38K, Nordstrom, Inc. offers Beauty Counter Managers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $32K and are capped at $50K.


Beauty Counter Managers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Service can expect to be compensated well for these skills.

Pay by Experience Level for Beauty Counter Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $31K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $34K. Beauty Counter Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $33K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $32K.

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Experience Affects Beauty Counter Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Beauty Counter Manager Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$32,000

Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 24%
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