HOME COMPARE YOUR SALARY BROWSE SALARIES
Home
Browse Salaries
Compare Your Salary
Average Salaries
Best Paying Jobs
Salary Increase Letter
Career Articles

Spa Manager Average Salary in Australia 2020

How much money does a Spa Manager make in Australia?


Average Yearly Salary
135,000 AUD
( 11,200 AUD monthly)

LOW
71,500
AUD
AVERAGE
135,000
AUD
HIGH
205,000
AUD

A person working as a Spa Manager in Australia typically earns around 135,000 AUD per year. Salaries range from 71,500 AUD (lowest) to 205,000 AUD (highest).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Spa Manager salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Spa Manager Salary Distribution in Australia

Median and salary distribution yearly Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/median-and-salary-distribution-yearly-australia-spa-manager.jpg

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Spa Manager salaries in Australia range from 71,500 AUD per year (minimum salary) to 205,000 AUD per year (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 127,000 AUD per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as Spa Manager(s) are earning less than 127,000 AUD while the other half are earning more than 127,000 AUD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Spa Manager(s) are earning less than 89,200 AUD while 75% of them are earning more than 89,200 AUD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Spa Manager(s) are earning less than 156,000 AUD while 25% are earning more than 156,000 AUD.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Spa Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience yearly Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/salary-comparison-by-years-of-experience-yearly-australia-spa-manager.jpg

The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Spa Manager salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Spa Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximately 82,200 AUD per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 101,000 AUD per year, 23% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 143,000 AUD per year, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Spa Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 167,000 AUD per year, 17% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 184,000 AUD per year, 10% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 194,000 AUD per year, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Spa Manager average salary change by experience in Australia

0 - 2 Years
82,200 AUD
2 - 5 Years+23%
101,000 AUD
5 - 10 Years+42%
143,000 AUD
10 - 15 Years+17%
167,000 AUD
15 - 20 Years+10%
184,000 AUD
20+ Years+6%
194,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-by-experience.jpg

Spa Manager Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Spa Manager(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level yearly Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/salary-comparison-by-education-level-yearly-australia-spa-manager.jpg

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Spa Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Spa Manager is 101,000 AUD per year.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 141,000 AUD per year, 40% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 200,000 AUD per year, 42% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.


Spa Manager average salary difference by education level in Australia

High School
101,000 AUD
Certificate or Diploma+40%
141,000 AUD
Bachelor's Degree+42%
200,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-comparison-by-education.jpg


Spa Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender yearly Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/salary-comparison-by-gender-yearly-australia-spa-manager.jpg

Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Spa Manager employees in Australia earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

Female
130,000 AUD
Male+7%
139,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Australia for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender yearly Australia
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/salary-comparison-by-gender-yearly-australia.jpg

Spa Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Australia

How much are annual salary increments in Australia for Spa Manager(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Spa Manager

Spa Manager(s) in Australia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/annual-salary-increment-rate-australia-spa-manager.jpg


The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Australia / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Australia is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
4%
Energy
8%
Information Technology
3%
Healthcare
7%
Travel
2%
Construction
6%
Education
1%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Australia for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-increment-world.jpg

Spa Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in Australia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Australia Spa Manager
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/annual-salary-bonus-rate-australia-spa-manager.jpg

A Spa Manager is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

21% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 79% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 8% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
79%
No Bonus
21%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Public vs private sector salaries yearly Australia
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/public-vs-private-sector-salaries-yearly-australia.jpg

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Australia earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
88,700 AUD
Public Sector+5%
93,100 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Spa Manager Average Hourly Wage in Australia


65 AUD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Australia is 65 AUD. This means that the average Spa Manager in Australia earns approximately 65 AUD for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Spa Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Spa Manager and Fitness / Hair / Beauty yearly Australia
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/australia/fitness-hair-beauty/spa-manager/salary-comparison-between-spa-manager-and-fitness-hair-beauty-yearly-australia.jpg

The average salary for Spa Manager is 80% more than that of Fitness / Hair / Beauty. Also, Fitness / Hair / Beauty salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Aromatherapist104,000 AUD-23%
Art Therapist73,200 AUD-46%
Assistant Spa Manager79,100 AUD-41%
Beauty Advisor74,500 AUD-45%
Beauty Educator85,300 AUD-37%
Beauty Shop Coordinator49,400 AUD-63%
Beauty Supply Manager122,000 AUD-10%
Beauty Therapist74,700 AUD-45%
Cosmetic Sales40,000 AUD-70%
Cosmetologist65,000 AUD-52%
Day Spa Manager139,000 AUD+3%
Esthetician32,200 AUD-76%
Fitness and Wellness Coordinator77,500 AUD-43%
Fitness Instructor50,300 AUD-63%
Hair Replacement Specialist112,000 AUD-17%
Hair Stylist41,300 AUD-69%
Health Coach93,400 AUD-31%
Massage Therapist56,600 AUD-58%
Masseur43,900 AUD-67%
Natural Remedy Consultant103,000 AUD-24%
Naturopath and Acupuncturist42,100 AUD-69%
Occupational Therapist61,700 AUD-54%
Occupational Therapy Assistant43,000 AUD-68%
Physical Therapy Attendant41,800 AUD-69%
Recreational Therapist54,600 AUD-60%
Salon Assistant42,900 AUD-68%
Salon Manager119,000 AUD-12%
Spa Manager135,000 AUD+0%
Spa Supervisor109,000 AUD-19%
Sport and Recreation Manager133,000 AUD-1%
Tattoo Artist36,300 AUD-73%
Weight Loss Consultant122,000 AUD-10%
Yoga Instructor84,600 AUD-37%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Adelaide134,000 AUD
Brisbane146,000 AUD
Canberra-Queanbeyan131,000 AUD
Gold Coast-Tweed128,000 AUD
Gosford123,000 AUD
Melbourne139,000 AUD
Newcastle132,000 AUD
Perth140,000 AUD
Sunshine Coast120,000 AUD
Sydney145,000 AUD
Wollongong120,000 AUD
0 - 0

Browse Salaries

Salary Increase Letters

Best Paying Jobs
HomePrivacy PolicySalary Comparison

©Salary Explorer 2020