Beauty Counter Manager Salary

Most Beauty Counter Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.92 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although just under one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. The majority of Beauty Counter Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,087 - $51,521
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$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,682
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$10.26 - $19.73
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MEDIAN: $14.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,087 - $51,521  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Commission
$3.07 - $14,486  
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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$22,175 - $48,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $19.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.58  
Overtime
$9.17 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
Commission
$3.07 - $14,486  
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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$22,175 - $48,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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

Common Career Paths for Beauty Counter Manager


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Many Beauty Counter Managers move into an Account Coordinator role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Account Coordinators on average bring in a similar salary to Beauty Counter Managers.

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Although salaries only range from $33K to just $51K, Nordstrom, Inc. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $41K.

Pay by Experience Level for Beauty Counter Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Beauty Counter Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $31K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $34K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $36K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $38K on average.

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Key Stats for Beauty Counter Manager

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Beauty Counter Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Beauty Counter Manager Salaries


National Average
$33,000


Sales
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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