An Owner / Operator earns an average salary of $71,620 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$33,041 - $160,500
$33K
$72K
$160K
MEDIAN: $71,620
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50%
90%

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$10.35 - $66.38
$10
$28
$66
MEDIAN: $28.50
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$33,041 - $160,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,335  
Profit Sharing
$9,759  
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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$29,428 - $167,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $66.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$17.99  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,335  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,759  
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).
)
$29,428 - $167,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Owner / Operator

An owner/operator is the chief stakeholder in a business operation. He or she is the person who has typically put up the majority financial stake in the business and thus acts as the overseer of all operations and output from it. Typically an owner/operator is found in the small business sector, where sole proprietorships or simple majority ownership is common. The owner/operator may be in charge of businesses that range from retail stores to service-oriented businesses or restaurants and bars. While in some cases, owners of such businesses act as silent partners, an owner/operator most typically takes a hands-on approach to all operations of his or her enterprise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Owner / Operator

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

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Key Stats for Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
038
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Owner / Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$71,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Owner / Operator Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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