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Salon Manager Salary (United States)

Women account for the majority of Salon Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $11.93 per hour. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and years of experience. One in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one in five collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Salon Manager Salary (?
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$19,776 - $50,193
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MEDIAN: $34,069
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Salon Manager Salary (?
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$8.55 - $16.41
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,776 - $50,193  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,950  
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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$19,717 - $47,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 479
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.55 - $16.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.72 - $6.69  
Overtime
$7.38 - $25.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,950  
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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$19,717 - $47,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 550
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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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Salon Manager Job Listings

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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. Salon Managers flock to JCPenney for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $39K lead the pack in compensation; however, JCPenney also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $26K at one end to $49K at the other end.

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. Most people experienced in 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.
For Salon Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $28K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $33K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $37K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference By Location

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Chicago
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National Average
$30,000
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For Salon Managers, working in the bustling city of Fort Lauderdale has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Salon Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+37 percent), New York (+33 percent), Chicago (+29 percent), and Fort Worth (+27 percent).

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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People Management
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National Average
$30,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
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: 32% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 67%