Small Business Owner / Operator with Project Management Skills Salary

Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills are often veterans in their line of work, with close to two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $72K annually on average but can range from $30K to $151K per year. Total incomes of Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $25K from bonuses and close to $101K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $151K. Medical benefits are awarded to around one in three, and close to a sixth earn dental coverage. For the most part, Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to 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.


For Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $71K. Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills see a median salary of $74K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Small Business Owners and Operators with Project Management skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is 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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