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Entry-Level Small Business Owner / Operator Salary

Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators pull down an average of $59K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators, overall income ranges from $22K near the bottom to $148K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $104K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Just under a third enjoy medical while nearly one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one in six. Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Small Business Owners and Operators (55 percent) who responded to the survey. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,221 - $147,851
(Median)
$24K
$59K
$150K
MEDIAN: $58,571
10%
50%
90%

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$9.73 - $41.22
(Median)
$9
$18
$41
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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,221 - $147,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $103,646  
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).
)
$22,259 - $147,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 299
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.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.73 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$6.86 - $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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,365  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $92,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,357 - $103,646  
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).
)
$22,259 - $147,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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

Construction Estimating
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

National Average
$55,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 18%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 23%

Sales Management
up arrow 23%

Leadership
up arrow 24%

Sales
up arrow 24%

Customer Service
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 72%
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