Owner / Operator Salary

An Owner / Operator earns an average salary of $71,981 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$29,806 - $156,303
$30K
$68K
$160K
MEDIAN: $67,796
10%
50%
90%

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$9.97 - $71.45
$10
$29
$71
MEDIAN: $28.60
10%
50%
90%

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$0$168K
Salary $29,806 - $156,303
Bonus $0.00 - $49,132
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $51,521
Commission $1,600
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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$27,726 - $168,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 262
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $9.97 - $71.45
Hourly Tips $1.75
Overtime $16.63
Annual Data $0$168K
Bonus $0.00 - $49,132
Commission $1,600
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $51,521
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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$27,726 - $168,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

Job Description for Owner / Operator

An owner/operator is the chief stakeholder in a business operation. He or she is the person who has typically put up the majority financial stake in the business and thus acts as the overseer of all operations and output from it. Typically an owner/operator is found in the small business sector, where sole proprietorships or simple majority ownership is common. The owner/operator may be in charge of businesses that range from retail stores to service-oriented businesses or restaurants and bars. While in some cases, owners of such businesses act as silent partners, an owner/operator most typically takes a hands-on approach to all operations of his or her enterprise.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Owner / Operator


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Owner / Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Owner / Operator

Pay by Experience for an Owner / Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Owner / Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An 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 $73,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Owner / Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 56 salaries. An 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 $70,000 based on 60 salaries.

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Key Stats for Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Owner / Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Owner / Operator Salaries



National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 61%