Spa Director Salary

Spa Directors in the United States take home an average $54K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Women account for the majority of Spa Directors who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly more than half get dental coverage, too. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,147 - $76,999
$36K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,992
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50%
90%

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$12.50 - $22.98
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.72
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$0$78K
Salary $36,147 - $76,999
Bonus $758 - $12,164
Profit Sharing $3,052
Commission $0.00 - $23,000
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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$34,678 - $78,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 167
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $12.50 - $22.98
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $27.61
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $758 - $12,164
Commission $0.00 - $23,000
Profit Sharing $3,052
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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$34,678 - $78,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Spa Director

Spa directors are in charge of providing excellent customer service to all spa guests, as well as overseeing that all spa operations are completed correctly. They supervise spa staff to make sure they meet quality standards and perform their duties on time. They explain spa processes, equipment, and treatment options to staff and clients. They listen carefully to all visitors' feedback and strive to modify procedures as needed. Spa directors must develop strong business relationships by selecting vendors for spa retail operations and managing contract agreements.

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Spa Director Tasks

  • Oversees the management of all supervisory positions.
  • Ensures spa therapies comply with quality controls.
  • Responsible for daily operations, management, and profitability of the spa, along with the highest level of customer service and quality work environment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Spa Director

Pay by Experience for a Spa Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Spa Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Spa Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Spa Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 77 salaries. A Spa Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,731

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Spa Directors in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Spa Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+23 percent) and New York (+16 percent). Compared to the national average, Denver Spa Directors have considerably lower salaries, 25 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Spa Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Spa Director?

Spa Director in Austin:
"Be the boss."
Always say please and thank you. Employees are not your friends. Say what to you mean and mean what you say. Set a good example. Stay informed, on-trend and know the current spa needs. Customer service is key.

Spa Director in Concord:
"Don't get taken advantage of."
Work hard and love what you do, but don't let it consume you. Don't allow people to walk over you and get paid for your work.

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Key Stats for Spa Director

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Spa Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Spa Director Salaries


Sales Management
▲4%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 31%
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