Small Business Owner / Operator with Project Management Skills Salary

Close to two-thirds of Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $30K to $151K per year, and the average comes out to $72K per year. Total cash compensation for Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills runs from $30K to $151K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $25K and profit sharing that can reach almost $101K. For the most part, Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to approximately one-third, and about a sixth earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,163 - $126,477
(Median)
$29K
$72K
$130K
MEDIAN: $71,617
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$11.84 - $80.08
(Median)
$12
$30
$80
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$29,163 - $126,477  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,944  
Profit Sharing
$1,381 - $101,367  
Commission
$5,750  
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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$29,771 - $151,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $80.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,944  
   
Commission
$5,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,381 - $101,367  
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).
)
$29,771 - $151,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.


Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $60K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $71K. On average, Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills make $74K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $84K.

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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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