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Small Business Owner / Operator Salary with Project Management skills

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills is $68K annually and can range from $31K on the lower end to $147K per year near the higher end. In the world of Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills, overall income ranges from $31K near the bottom to $147K at the top; this can include more than $25K from bonuses and more than $42K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills. Just under a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly an eighth collect dental insurance. Male Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,918 - $125,487
(Median)
$30K
$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,174
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$14.75 - $59.60
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$30
$60
MEDIAN: $30
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,918 - $125,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $41,664  
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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$30,933 - $147,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $59.60  
   
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $41,664  
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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$30,933 - $147,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average beginner in this position makes around $60K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. As Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $77K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 69%