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Salon Manager Salary

Most Salon Managers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $11.86 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by geography and tenure. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and roughly a fifth earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$20,024 - $49,533
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,135
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$8.57 - $16.44
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$8
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$16
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
$20,024 - $49,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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$19,908 - $46,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $16.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73 - $6.84  
Overtime
$1.43 - $25.55  
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 - $12,255  
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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$19,908 - $46,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 607

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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


Known for taking on a considerable number of Salon Managers, Great Clips, Inc., ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., JCPenney, Regis Corporation, and Supercuts Hair Salon are leading firms in the industry. Although the highest salaries can be found at ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. where median pay is $41K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $32K and $48K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider JCPenney, Great Clips, Inc., and Supercuts Hair Salon, top-paying firms where Salon Managers rake in a solid $40K, $34K, or $29K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Regis Corporation ($27K), Sport Clips, Inc. ($29K), and Supercuts Hair Salon ($29K).

Popular Skills for Salon Manager


Survey results imply that Salon Managers put a diverse skill set to use. 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. The majority of those who know Customer Service also 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.


Salon Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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 bring in $33K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Salon Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $36K on average.

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 197 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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