A Small Business Owner / Operator with Strategic Planning skills earns an average salary of $48,432 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$24,711 - $150,532
$25K
$48K
$150K
MEDIAN: $48,432
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50%
90%

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$11.75 - $66.38
$12
$25
$66
MEDIAN: $25.22
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$24,711 - $150,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,685  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $51,278  
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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$26,058 - $156,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $66.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,685  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $51,278  
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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$26,058 - $156,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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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
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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