Salon Manager Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Salon Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $11.94 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about one in five collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,040 - $49,533
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,095
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$8.62 - $16.32
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,040 - $49,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,620  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
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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$20,027 - $46,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $16.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.73 - $6.88  
Overtime
$1.29 - $25.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,836  
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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$20,027 - $46,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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


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. ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $42K, though there is little variation overall ($33K to $48K). Also paying near the top of the field are JCPenney at $40K, Great Clips, Inc. at $35K, and Supercuts Hair Salon, where Salon Managers annually earn $30K.

Regis Corporation, Sport Clips, Inc., and Supercuts Hair Salon also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $26K, $29K, and $30K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Salon Manager


Survey results suggest that Salon Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Sales, Training, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Customer Service are similarly competent 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.


Salon Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $28K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $31K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $33K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $36K.

Salon Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Salon Manager at JCPenney?

Salon Manager in Watertown:
"I love working as salon manager & working with my team!"
Pros: Helping stylist grow there business & they make a good living, and having a team of people that love coming to work. Building a great customer base and seeing clients that love to visit our salon.
Cons: Corporate culture, stress level.

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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National Average
$30,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 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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