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Salon Manager Demographics in the US

The average employee age for salon managers is 44 years. The salon manager workforce reached a whopping 8,234 in 2020!

Among salon managers, we discovered that 81.2% of them are women, while 15.1% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among salon managers is White, which makes up 72.6% of all salon managers. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity. The majority of salon managers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Salon Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 8,234 salon managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 81.2% of all salon managers are women, while only 15.1% are men.
  • The average age of an employed salon manager is 44 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of salon managers is White (72.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13.0%) and Asian (6.1%).
  • The majority of salon managers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Salon managers are most in-demand in Phoenix, AZ.
  • Salon managers are paid an average annual salary of $40,311.
  • Los Angeles, CA pays an annual average wage of $57,664, the highest in the US.
  • Salon managers average starting salary is $27,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid salon managers earn as much as $58,000 or more.
  • California is the best state for salon managers to live.
  • Salon managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Salon Manager Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among salon managers is White, which makes up 72.6% of all salon managers. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.1% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 72.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.0%
  • Asian, 6.1%
  • Black or African American, 5.6%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Salon Managers

The chart below shows that 59.3% of salon managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.9% and Vietnamese is the third-most popular at 8.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 59.3%
  • French, 9.9%
  • Vietnamese, 8.8%
  • Italian, 2.7%
  • Polish, 2.7%
  • Other, 16.6%

Types of Salon Manager Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for salon managers. The most common degree for salon managers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 22% of salon managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 17% and rounding it off is license with 13%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 22%
  • Associate degree, 17%
  • License degree, 13%
  • High School Diploma degree, 12%
  • Other Degrees, 36%

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Salon Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ salon managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most salon managers is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire salon managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Salon Manager Work In

Employees with the salon manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most salon managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Education

Government

Top Industries Hiring Salon Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ salon managers. Those industries include retail, hospitality and professional.

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Retail

Hospitality

Professional

Fortune 500

Health Care

Salon Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as salon managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for salon managers were.

Salon Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among salon managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Salon Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the salon manager position over time.

Male
Female
76%
73%
71%
68%
66%
63%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Salon Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of salon managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Salon Manager Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of salon managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Salon Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 9,867 salon managers resumes, we figured out that the average salon manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Salon Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of salon manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of salon managers is 40+ years old, which represents 64% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Salon Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, general superintendent and director of plant operations have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Administrative Assistant To General Manager11%85%
Manager Stylist13%83%
Alteration Manager15%82%
Salon Manager15%81%
District Commercial Superintendent90%2%
Director Of Plant Operations93%4%
General Superintendent94%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
General Superintendent
Director Of Plant Operations
District Commercial Superintendent
Salon Manager
Alteration Manager
Manager Stylist
Administrative Assistant To General Manager
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Salon Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to salon managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Design Manager15.08%
Salon Manager17.88%
Arts And Humanities Council Director18.57%
Crew Manager21.82%
Advertising Manager25.47%
Managed Care Director28.57%
Group Home Manager29.21%

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Salon Manager Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$43,108
female-income
Female Income
$40,282

Salon Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$47,167
$45,823
$44,479
$43,136
$41,792
$40,448
$39,104
$37,760
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Salon Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$42,622
Some College/ Associate Degree$44,479
Bachelor's Degree$47,690
Master's Degree$53,602

Salon Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$56,977
$53,602
$50,226
$46,851
$43,476
$40,101
$36,725
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Salon Manager Heatmaps

Where Do Salon Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where salon managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Salon Managers Located?

By looking through more than 9,867 resumes, we found that the most popular places for salon managers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Salon Managers

Where Are Salon Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country salon managers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings