The average pay for a Small Business Owner / Operator with Sales skills is $50,218 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$28,564 - $132,916
$29K
$50K
$130K
MEDIAN: $50,218
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$9.14 - $52.12
$9
$25
$52
MEDIAN: $24.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$28,564 - $132,916  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,500  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $75,503  
Commission
$10,000  
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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$25,390 - $147,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $52.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$41.50  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,500  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $75,503  
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).
)
$25,390 - $147,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator

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

Key Stats for Small Business Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

National Average
$52,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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