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Entry-Level Small Business Owner / Operator Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators is around $59K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators runs from $23K to $154K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $21K and profit sharing that can reach almost $117K. Men working as Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators is extremely high. Nearly one in four enjoy medical while slightly less than one-fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-seventh. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,341 - $147,754
(Median)
$24K
$59K
$150K
MEDIAN: $59,107
10%
50%
90%

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$9.87 - $43.63
(Median)
$9
$19
$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$24,341 - $147,754  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $116,968  
Commission
$0.00 - $92,500  
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).
)
$23,227 - $153,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $43.63  
   
Overtime
$6.93 - $58.72  
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,899  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $92,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $116,968  
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).
)
$23,227 - $153,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Construction Estimating
up arrow 11%

Project Management
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National Average
$56,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Sales Management
up arrow 9%

Sales
up arrow 14%

Operations Management
up arrow 18%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 24%

Leadership
up arrow 25%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 73%