Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Salon Manager Salary (United States)

Most Salon Managers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $11.96 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by the particular city and experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to one-third, and between a fifth and a fourth earn dental coverage. For the most part, Salon Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Salon Manager Salary (?
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.
)
$19,709 - $50,127
(Median)
20K
26K
34K
41K
50K
MEDIAN: $34,315
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Salon Manager Salary (?
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.
)
$8.49 - $16.52
(Median)
8
12
15
17
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,709 - $50,127  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,070  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
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).
)
$19,528 - $46,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.49 - $16.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.71 - $6.88  
Overtime
$9.05 - $25.47  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,070  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,000  
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).
)
$19,528 - $46,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 515
Is Salon Manager your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

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.
Read More...

Salon Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

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. Although JCPenney heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $40K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $26K to $49K.
Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Regis Corporation ($28K) and Supercuts Hair Salon ($29K).

Popular Skills for Salon Manager

Survey results show that Salon Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales, Training, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Relationship Management and Payroll Administration. Most people familiar with 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. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $29K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $31K. For Salon Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $33K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $38K. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field — more than half of those surveyed fit this bill. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than two percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining one in eight.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 42%
New York
up arrow 39%
Fort Lauderdale
up arrow 39%
Houston
up arrow 29%
Chicago
up arrow 28%
Dallas
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
Charlotte
0%
National Average
$31,000
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Salon Managers will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 42 percent. Salon Managers will also find cushy salaries in Fort Lauderdale (+39 percent), New York (+39 percent), Houston (+29 percent), and Chicago (+28 percent).

Related Job Salaries

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Salon Manager Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Skills That Affect Salon Manager Salaries

Sales
up arrow 7%
Customer Service
0%
Training
0%
National Average
$31,000
People Management
up arrow 1%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 66%