Small Business Owner / Operator Salary

A Small Business Owner / Operator earns an average salary of $59,244 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Construction Estimating and Project Management.
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$25,302 - $147,577
(Median)
$25K
$59K
$150K
MEDIAN: $59,243
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50%
90%

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$10.62 - $72.21
(Median)
$11
$25
$72
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$25,302 - $147,577  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,148  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $96,095  
Commission
$0.00 - $119,195  
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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$26,101 - $158,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,052
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $72.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.31 - $6.50  
Overtime
$6.83 - $76.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,148  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $119,195  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $96,095  
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).
)
$26,101 - $158,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 339
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Job Description for Small Business Owner / Operator

Small business owners and operators work in a variety of industries such as retail goods, auto repair, home inspection, and many others. Their primary duties (outside of their respective skill or trade) include managing employees, providing customer service, promoting their business, filing and documenting appropriate business accounts, and ensuring their business meets any local, state, and federal requirements. Small business owners may work from a storefront, office space, or even from their home. Depending on the type of business, trade, or service they practice, their hours can vary; however, many organizations operate during daytime hours.

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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.

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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries



National Average
$60,000



Skills That Affect Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries




Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 2%


up arrow 11%


Bookkeeping
up arrow 25%

Cleaning
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 223 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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