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Small Business Owner / Operator Salary with Sales Management skills

Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — close to two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $30K to $181K per year, median earnings come to $65K per year. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — a little less than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by over one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. Male Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,007 - $154,424
(Median)
$30K
$65K
$150K
MEDIAN: $65,403
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50%
90%

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$10.48 - $37.50
(Median)
$10
$19
$38
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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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$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$30,007 - $154,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,093  
Profit Sharing
$10,500 - $30,000  
Commission
$700 - $196,527  
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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$29,848 - $180,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate 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$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.48 - $37.50  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $45.00  
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.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,093  
   
Commission
$700 - $196,527  
Profit Sharing
$10,500 - $30,000  
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).
)
$29,848 - $180,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator with Sales Management skills

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. During the first five years of their careers, Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills see a median income of $51K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $58K. For Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $87K.

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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator with Sales Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 46%