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Salon Manager Salary

Women account for the majority of Salon Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $11.90 per hour. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by geography and tenure. Slightly less than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a fifth collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,813 - $49,900
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $34,076
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$8.56 - $16.43
(Median)
$8
$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
$19,813 - $49,900  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,072  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,074  
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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$19,807 - $46,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.56 - $16.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.74 - $6.79  
Overtime
$6.64 - $25.27  
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 - $5,072  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,074  
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).
)
$19,807 - $46,856  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 596

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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 among the top companies that take on many Salon Managers. Employees at ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $41K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $32K and higher ones not far away at only $48K. Soaring salaries can also be found at JCPenney, Great Clips, Inc., and Supercuts Hair Salon, where earnings of $39K, $34K, or $29K are standard for Salon Managers.

Workers at Regis Corporation, Sport Clips, Inc., and Supercuts Hair Salon also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $27K, $29K, and $29K respectively.

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. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to 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. 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. Salon Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $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 $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 203 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 68%