A Small Business Owner / Operator earns an average salary of $74,948 per year.
Small Business Owner / Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,839 - $185,421
(Median)
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190K
MEDIAN: $74,947
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Small Business Owner / Operator Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $61.82
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$29,839 - $185,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,720  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $51,419  
Commission
$0.00 - $63,101  
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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$29,546 - $183,845  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,742
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $61.82  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $7.95  
Overtime
$7.07 - $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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,720  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $63,101  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $51,419  
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).
)
$29,546 - $183,845  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,742
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
up arrow 39%
Chicago
up arrow 18%
National Average
$75,000
Houston
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Atlanta
up arrow 7%
Seattle
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 70%
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