The average hourly pay for a Small Business Owner / Operator in Australia is AU$35.11.
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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 …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Small Business Owner / Operator
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Skills in Customer Service, Leadership and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator
An early career Small Business Owner / Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$32.50 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Small Business Owner / Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$35.98 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Small Business Owner / Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$44.49 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$33.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Small Business Owner / Operator in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (30.9% less), Perth, Western Australia (14.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% less).
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