Spa Director Salary

The average Spa Director in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $54K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Spa Directors who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 88 percent. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,071 - $77,419
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$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,860
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$12.18 - $22.00
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MEDIAN: $17.43
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$35,071 - $77,419  
   
Bonus
$764 - $13,395  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$394.53 - $23,315  
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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$34,395 - $77,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $22.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$27.08  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$764 - $13,395  
   
Commission
$394.53 - $23,315  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$34,395 - $77,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Spa Directors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $44K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $54K. Spa Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Spa Director generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,525

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

With a pay rate for Spa Directors that is 51 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Spa Directors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+26 percent) and New York (+18 percent). Spa Directors in Denver make 23 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Spa Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Spa Director Salaries


Sales Management
▲7%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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