Small Business Owner Salary

A Small Business Owner earns an average salary of $71,584 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$29,511 - $178,854
(Median)
$30K
$72K
$180K
MEDIAN: $71,583
10%
50%
90%

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$14.72 - $85.72
(Median)
$15
$26
$86
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$29,511 - $178,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $98,071  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $99,329  
Commission
$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).
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$30,189 - $216,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.72 - $85.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.26  
Overtime
$25.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $98,071  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $99,329  
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).
)
$30,189 - $216,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Small Business Owner

Small business owners are the financial and/or executive heads of small business. Their duties can be as simple as serving as the profit-maker of the business and delegating authority to a management team; however, many small business owners are constantly engaged in growing and operating their business.

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Small Business Owner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

National Average
$73,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Sales
up arrow 8%

National Average
$73,000

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Accounting
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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