Salon Manager Salary

The larger portion of Salon Managers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $11.94 per hour. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Just under one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around one in five collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,056 - $49,506
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,151
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$8.62 - $16.36
(Median)
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$12
$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
$20,056 - $49,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,620  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,940  
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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$20,034 - $46,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 505
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $16.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72 - $6.88  
Overtime
$1.36 - $25.61  
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 - $5,067  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,940  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,620  
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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$20,034 - $46,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 615
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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


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Salon Managers include Great Clips, Inc., ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., JCPenney, Regis Corporation, and Supercuts Hair Salon. ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $42K, though there is little variation overall ($33K to $48K). Other leaders in compensation levels are JCPenney at $40K, Great Clips, Inc. at $35K, and Supercuts Hair Salon, where Salon Managers annually earn $30K.

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 $30K 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. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $28K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Salon Managers make a median salary of $33K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Salon Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $36K.

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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Customer Service
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Training
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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 192 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
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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