The average salary for a Small Business Owner / Operator is AU$66,946 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$44,698 - AU$137,012
AU$45K
AU$63K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$62,593
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.27 - AU$77.20
AU$19
AU$31
AU$77
MEDIAN: AU$31.01
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$150K
Salary AU$44,698 - AU$137,012
Bonus AU$5,120
Profit Sharing AU$9,826
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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AU$42,022 - AU$150,762
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data AU$0AU$77
Hourly Rate AU$19.27 - AU$77.20
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$150K
Bonus AU$5,120
Profit Sharing AU$9,826
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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AU$42,022 - AU$150,762
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Small Business Owner / Operator

Small business owners and operators work in a variety of industries such as retail goods, auto repair, home inspection, and many others. Their primary duties (outside of their respective skill or trade) include managing employees, providing customer service, promoting their business, filing and documenting appropriate business accounts, and ensuring their business meets any local, state, and federal requirements. Small business owners may work from a storefront, office space, or even from their home. Depending on the type of business, trade, or service they practice, their hours can vary; however, many organizations operate during daytime hours.

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Small Business Owner / Operator Tasks

  • Oversee company operations, directing production, sales, administrative, and/or distribution activities.
  • Oversee and/or assist with personnel management, including hiring, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Oversee and/or assist with client acquisition and marketing strategies.
  • Develop and/or assist with company-wide policies, procedures, objectives, and business strategies.
  • Direct and review financial activities, measuring productivity, setting prices, and/or managing budgets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator

Pay by Experience for a Small Business Owner / Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Small Business Owner / Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Small Business Owner / Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Small Business Owner / Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$83,000 based on 15 salaries. A Small Business Owner / Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$122,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,401

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

Key Stats for Small Business Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

▲87%

▲27%

▲11%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%