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Salon Manager Salary

Most Salon Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $11.86 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by the particular city and experience level. Slightly less than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in five collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Salon Managers is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$19,913 - $49,586
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,072
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$8.57 - $16.41
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,913 - $49,586  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$19,901 - $46,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 507
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $16.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75 - $6.84  
Overtime
$1.80 - $25.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
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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$19,901 - $46,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 605

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Job Description for Salon Manager

Many beauty salons and spas offer a variety of services, and it is the salon manager’s job to ensure that each aspect runs smoothly. They oversee the daily activities of the salon and ensure that customers are satisfied.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Salon Manager


Great Clips, Inc., ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., JCPenney, Regis Corporation, and Supercuts Hair Salon are top-notch employers for Salon Managers in this area. Pay for Salon Managers is best at ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., which offers a median salary of $41K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $32K to $48K. JCPenney, Great Clips, Inc., and Supercuts Hair Salon are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Salon Managers earning around $39K, $34K, or $29K at each firm, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Regis Corporation at $27K, Sport Clips, Inc. at $29K, and Supercuts Hair Salon, where $29K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Salon Manager


Salon Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales, Training, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relationship Management. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Training and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Salon Manager

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


For Salon Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $28K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $31K. Salon Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $33K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $36K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Salon Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Salon Manager?

Salon Manager in New Braunfels:
"Rewarding in its own way."
Pros: Being able to motivate the team to be as successful as possible in this industry.
Cons: The stress of making sure all personalities get along and can work together.

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Experience Affects Salon Manager Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Salon Manager Salaries


Sales
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Training
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Customer Service
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People Management
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National Average
$30,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Payroll Administration
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 68%
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