Updated August 18, 2021
Average Salon Manager Salary
$40,000 yearly
$19.38 hourly

Entry level Salary
$27,000 yearly
$27,000
10 %
$40,000
Median
$58,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$58,000
$4,833
$28
75th Percentile
$48,000
$4,000
$23
Average
$40,311
$3,359
$19
25th Percentile
$33,000
$2,750
$16
10th Percentile
$27,000
$2,250
$13

Average Salon Manager Salary By State

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Salon Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$37,209
$17.89
Alaska
$46,153
$22.19
Arizona
$35,841
$17.23
Arkansas
$28,076
$13.50
California
$58,417
$28.09
Colorado
$36,081
$17.35
Connecticut
$45,083
$21.67
Delaware
$43,485
$20.91
District of Columbia
$44,058
$21.18
Florida
$37,449
$18.00
Georgia
$34,892
$16.77
Hawaii
$36,703
$17.65
Idaho
$31,923
$15.35
Illinois
$42,269
$20.32
Indiana
$32,277
$15.52
Iowa
$31,136
$14.97
Kansas
$35,987
$17.30
Kentucky
$30,069
$14.46
Louisiana
$42,986
$20.67
Maine
$29,397
$14.13
Maryland
$42,835
$20.59
Massachusetts
$34,172
$16.43
Michigan
$36,460
$17.53
Minnesota
$36,960
$17.77
Mississippi
$21,570
$10.37
Missouri
$30,316
$14.57
Montana
$36,263
$17.43
Nebraska
$35,004
$16.83
Nevada
$38,061
$18.30
New Hampshire
$33,983
$16.34
New Jersey
$51,847
$24.93
New Mexico
$34,729
$16.70
New York
$47,323
$22.75
North Carolina
$38,335
$18.43
North Dakota
$34,233
$16.46
Ohio
$35,840
$17.23
Oklahoma
$40,144
$19.30
Oregon
$40,126
$19.29
Pennsylvania
$46,590
$22.40
Rhode Island
$40,561
$19.50
South Carolina
$33,218
$15.97
South Dakota
$40,510
$19.48
Tennessee
$35,067
$16.86
Texas
$40,083
$19.27
Utah
$22,938
$11.03
Vermont
$25,729
$12.37
Virginia
$45,475
$21.86
Washington
$45,806
$22.02
West Virginia
$27,918
$13.42
Wisconsin
$43,833
$21.07
Wyoming
$34,639
$16.65

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Highest Paying Cities For Salon Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Los Angeles, CA
$57,664
$27.72
New York, NY
$47,731
$22.95
Rockville, MD
$42,587
$20.47
Northbrook, IL
$42,517
$20.44
Keller, TX
$39,375
$18.93
Miami Beach, FL
$38,697
$18.60

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How much does a Salon Manager make?

  • The average salon manager makes $40,311 in the United States.
  • The average hourly pay for a salon manager is $19.38.
  • The average entry-level salon manager salary is $27,000.
  • Highest paying states for salon manager are California ($58,417), New Jersey ($51,847), New York ($58,417) and Pennsylvania ($58,417).
  • Highest paying cities for salon manager are Los Angeles, CA ($57,664), New York, NY, Rockville, MD, Northbrook, IL and Keller, TX.
  • Salon managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $27,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $58,000.
  • The best-paid 25% made $48,000 that year, while the lowest-paid 25$ made $33,000
  • Industries with the highest salon manager salaries are health care, retail and professional.

Average Salon Manager Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $40,300
    $19.38
    +0.5%
    2020
    $40,100
    $19.28
    +1.1%
    2019
    $39,700
    $19.07
    +1.6%
    2018
    $39,000
    $18.77
    +0.5%
    2017
    $38,800
    $18.68
    +0.9%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Manager On Duty

    Avg. salary: $36,729

    A manager on duty's role is to oversee operations in a store or a particular department, ensuring efficient workflow and workforce performance. They mainly evaluate and delegate tasks among employees, arrange schedules, set goals and budget, handle issues and concerns, and impose disciplinary actions. Moreover, a manager on duty may also perform clerical tasks such as producing progress reports, processing paperwork, maintaining an inventory of supplies, reporting to supervisors, coordinating with other managers, and implementing the company's policies and standards.
    197,388 Manager On Duty Jobs
    Co-Manager/Store Manager

    Avg. salary: $45,225

    A co-manager/store manager oversees the daily operations of a store, ensuring smooth workflow and customer satisfaction. They are in charge of setting goals and sales targets, establishing guidelines and timelines, delegating responsibilities among staff, and developing strategies to optimize store operations. They are also responsible for monitoring all store activities, addressing issues and concerns, and resolving them promptly and efficiently. Moreover, as a co-manager/store manager, it is essential to manage and supervise staff, leading them to reach goals while implementing the store's policies and regulations.
    320,544 Co-Manager/Store Manager Jobs
    Night Manager

    Avg. salary: $46,429

    A night manager is a professional employee who is responsible for all hotel operations during the night. Night managers must assist the front office manager in all areas of the department, including managing front desk staff, payroll, and enforcing financial control. They collaborate and train associates to respond to customers' queries and complaints positively. They must also maintain a professional and high-quality service-oriented environment. Night managers must possess a bachelor's degree in hotel management or related field.
    322,687 Night Manager Jobs
    Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,001

    Managers are responsible for a specific department, function, or employee group. They oversee their assigned departments and all the employees under the department. Managers are responsible that the department they are handling is functioning well. They set the department goals and the steps they must take to achieve the goals. They are also in charge of assessing the performance of their departments and their employees. Additionally, managers are responsible for interviewing prospective candidates for department vacancies and assessing their fit to the needs of the department. Managers also set the general working environment in the department, and they are expected to ensure that their employees remain motivated.
    961,682 Manager Jobs
    General Manager

    Avg. salary: $82,775

    A general manager is responsible for handling the overall operations in the business. General managers manage the staff tasks efficiently, monitor the productivity and efficiency of the work environment, implement new strategies to improve the business performance, recognize the team's best efforts, and effective allocation of budget resources. A general manager must have excellent communication, decision-making, and critical-thinking skills to identify areas of improvement in handling customer complaints, connecting with vendors and other lines of businesses that will direct the company towards its successful objectives.
    354,094 General Manager Jobs
    Lead Manager

    Avg. salary: $118,177

    A lead manager is primarily in charge of overseeing the progress of a particular office or department. Although the responsibilities will vary depending on their industry, it will typically revolve around producing progress reports, reviewing documentation and transactions, managing the budget, procuring supplies, and devising strategies to generate leads and reach goals faster. Furthermore, as a lead manager, it is essential to spearhead projects and encourage staff, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    323,455 Lead Manager Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Manager On Duty
    $36,730
    $3,061
    $17.66
    197,388
    Co-Manager/Store Manager
    $45,225
    $3,769
    $21.74
    320,544
    Night Manager
    $46,430
    $3,869
    $22.32
    322,687
    Manager
    $93,002
    $7,750
    $44.71
    961,682
    General Manager
    $82,775
    $6,898
    $39.80
    354,094
    Lead Manager
    $118,178
    $9,848
    $56.82
    323,455
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    Recently Added Salon Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Supercuts
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    Avon, CT
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    $27,131
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    $31,305
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    $39,653
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    $37,566
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    Assistant Salon Manager-Westridge Center
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    Minneapolis, MN
    08/31/2021
    $32,349
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    $34,853
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    Hammond, WI
    08/27/2021
    $32,349
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    08/27/2021
    $37,566
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    08/26/2021
    $29,218
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    $20,870
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    Average Salon Manager Salary by Demographic

    Salon Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $43,108
    female-income
    Female Income
    $40,282
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$43,108
    Female$40,282
    Median Salon Manager Income by Race
    Asian salon managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american salon managers have the lowest average salary at $40,476.
    $45,000
    $36,000
    $27,000
    $18,000
    $9,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$42,225
    Black or African American$40,476
    Asian$43,021
    Hispanic or Latino$41,879
    Average Salon Manager Salary by Education Level
    Salon managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $51,949 annually. With a Bachelors degree, salon managers earn a median annual income of $46,220 compared to $43,108 for salon managers with an Associate degree.
    $55,000
    $44,000
    $33,000
    $22,000
    $11,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$41,308
    Master's Degree$51,949
    Bachelor's Degree$46,220
    Some College/ Associate Degree$43,108