The average salary for a Small Business Owner is $68,706 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sales Management, Project Management, and Accounting. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$28,743 - $147,330
$29K
$69K
$150K
MEDIAN: $68,705
10%
50%
90%

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$15.00 - $85.00
$15
$26
$85
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$28,743 - $147,330  
   
Bonus
$2.21 - $48,936  
Profit Sharing
$251.50 - $85,000  
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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$29,639 - $177,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $85.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.18  
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2.21 - $48,936  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$251.50 - $85,000  
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).
)
$29,639 - $177,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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.

Small Business Owner Advice

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Have separate attorneys for all legal proceedings.

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Key Stats for Small Business Owner

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 69%


Accounting
up arrow 31%

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

up arrow 5%

National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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