Small Business Owner / Operator with Sales Management Skills Salary

Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — slightly less than two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $28K to $151K per year, median earnings come to $65K per year. With some bonuses approaching $28K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $170K, overall incomes of Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills spread between $28K and $151K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to slightly less than half, and roughly one in five earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills is extremely high. Male Small Business Owners and Operators with Sales Management skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$28,508 - $145,545
(Median)
$29K
$65K
$150K
MEDIAN: $65,403
10%
50%
90%

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$9.07 - $42.08
(Median)
$9
$19
$42
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$28,508 - $145,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $169,677  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$27,863 - $151,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $42.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.63  
Overtime
$27.00  
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 - $28,000  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,443 - $169,677  
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).
)
$27,863 - $151,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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 Sales Management skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $41K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $73K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $76K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $80K on average.

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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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