The average pay for a Store Owner / Operator is $60,000 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$19,866 - $176,174
(Median)
$20K
$60K
$180K
MEDIAN: $60,000
10%
50%
90%

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$9.19 - $18.13
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$19,866 - $176,174  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$18,548 - $169,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
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  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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).
)
$18,548 - $169,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Job Description for Store Owner / Operator

Store owners/operators are typically small business owners who maintain one or two shops which participate in sales of goods or services. The store owner typically has a financial stake, if not full ownership, of the store and is ultimately responsible for all decisions which affect the business, from large financial matters related to capital improvements to personnel decisions, purchasing, and marketing/advertising.

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Store Owner / Operator Tasks

  • Hire, train, and supervise store employee team.
  • Ensure compliance with licensing, taxation, and insurance regulations and completion of required paperwork.
  • Develop and execute store’s business and marketing plans and manage store finances.
  • Oversee acquisition of store merchandise, communication with suppliers, and design displays.

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Pay by Experience Level for Store Owner / Operator

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

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Experience Affects Store Owner / Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 92%

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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