Small Business Owner Salary (United States)

A Small Business Owner earns an average salary of $78,390 per year. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Small Business Owner Total Pay (?
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$30,894 - $200,167
(Median)
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120K
200K
MEDIAN: $78,390
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Small Business Owner Total Pay (?
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$13.00 - $72.41
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$30,894 - $200,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,832  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $101,367  
Commission
$9,826 - $44,199  
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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$30,986 - $228,559  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $72.41  
   
Overtime
$14.75 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,832  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $44,199  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $101,367  
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).
)
$30,986 - $228,559  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$77,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner Salaries

Sales
up arrow 15%
National Average
$77,000
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Operations Management
up arrow 27%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 65%
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