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Salon Manager

Find out how to become a salon manager in the beauty therapy sector. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Salon Manager is $52,500 - $62,000 annually

Overview

Salon managers ensure that all the daily activities and operations of their business are running smoothly. Employment for this role is expected to grow very strongly to 2022, from 35,400 workers in 2017 to 45,500 by 2022. 29,000 job openings are expected over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.

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Key skills

Salon managers are well-organised, have excellent customer service skills and are able to form positive work relationships with their employees.

  • Can understand customer needs and know how to provide high quality service
  • Have excellent planning and coordination of people and business resources
  • Are able to display sound judgement and decision making, especially when hiring new workers
  • Have excellent time management skills and an ability to multitask in a high-pressure environment
  • Are driven, positive, encouraging individuals who can meet company goals on a deadline
  • May be required or preferred to have a background in beauty therapy or cosmetology

Quick facts

Salon managers are excellent with people and have a passion for the beauty or cosmetic field. Here are a few key facts on the role of a salon manager.

Outlook
  • Average Hours Worked
    38.2 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
    *Source
  • Main Industries
    Most work in the Other Services industry
  • Average qualification level
    54.7% Advanced Diploma/Diploma

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from payscale.com.au and the Australian Government's joboutlook.gov.au - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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