A Small Business Owner earns an average salary of $77,180 per year. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Small Business Owner Total Pay (?
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$30,551 - $198,386
(Median)
31K
50K
77K
120K
200K
MEDIAN: $77,180
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Small Business Owner Total Pay (?
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$12.00 - $70.00
(Median)
12
33
70
MEDIAN: $20
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$30,551 - $198,386  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,572  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $24,468  
Commission
$9,826 - $66,129  
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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$30,947 - $207,931  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $70.00  
   
Overtime
$14.75 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,572  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $66,129  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $24,468  
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).
)
$30,947 - $207,931  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
National Average
$74,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner Salaries

Sales
up arrow 10%
National Average
$74,000
Operations Management
up arrow 35%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 68%
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