Based on 235 responses, the job of Salon Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.77 out of 5. On average, Salon Managers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Salon Manager?
Pros: Flexibility, diversity in job duties, advanced education opportunities.
Cons: High pressure/stress. Inconsistency with operational expectations, political.
"I love working as salon manager & working with my team!"
Pros: Helping stylist grow there business & they make a good living, and having a team of people that love coming to work. Building a great customer base and seeing clients that love to visit our salon.
Cons: Corporate culture, stress level.
"Everything was a lie."
Talk to the current employees and also past employees if you can. All employees at all levels and years with employer. Find out their current position and if they have had other positions within company. Ask if they are truly happy. Try to find employees who once held the position you are considering, ask specific questions of support, time frame, expectations, pay, perks, thoughts.
"Be over the top!"
Learn and execute the absolute best customer service!! Your salon will stand out if the care you give is genuine and your support staff believes the same.
"Life is good."
Pros: I get to come to work and see children all day long. I cut or style there hair and watch the parent and child light up with there experience they receive.
Cons: Childish employees who are lazy and always late or call in sick without owning there responsibility of finding someone to work for them.
Pros: The people! Making people feel beautiful and happy!
Cons: My pay for all the work I do. I feel I deserve more pay.
"High stress level, micromanaged, lack of training."
Pros: Salary and benefits.
Cons: Lack of training.