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Spa Manager Average Salary in France 2020

How much money does a Spa Manager make in France?

Average Yearly Salary
70,200 EUR
( 5,850 EUR monthly)


A person working as a Spa Manager in France typically earns around 70,200 EUR per year. Salaries range from 37,900 EUR (lowest) to 106,000 EUR (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 France

Median and salary distribution yearly France Spa Manager
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Spa Manager salaries in France range from 37,900 EUR per year (minimum salary) to 106,000 EUR per year (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 64,600 EUR per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as Spa Manager(s) are earning less than 64,600 EUR while the other half are earning more than 64,600 EUR. 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 46,100 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 46,100 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Spa Manager(s) are earning less than 78,400 EUR while 25% are earning more than 78,400 EUR.

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 France Spa Manager
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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 44,000 EUR per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 55,600 EUR per year, 26% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 73,300 EUR per year, 32% 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 86,200 EUR per year, 18% 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 95,400 EUR per year, 11% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 102,000 EUR per year, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Spa Manager average salary change by experience in France

0 - 2 Years
44,000 EUR
2 - 5 Years+26%
55,600 EUR
5 - 10 Years+32%
73,300 EUR
10 - 15 Years+18%
86,200 EUR
15 - 20 Years+11%
95,400 EUR
20+ Years+6%
102,000 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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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 France Spa Manager
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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 55,600 EUR per year.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 76,000 EUR per year, 37% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 97,800 EUR per year, 29% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Spa Manager average salary difference by education level in France

High School
55,600 EUR
Certificate or Diploma+37%
76,000 EUR
Bachelor's Degree+29%
97,800 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Spa Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

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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 France earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

68,200 EUR
71,900 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in France for all Careers

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Spa Manager Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in France

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

Spa Manager

Spa Manager(s) in France are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 13% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 15 months.

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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.

France / 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 France is 7%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in France 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

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Spa Manager Bonus and Incentive Rates in France

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate France Spa Manager
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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.

22% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 78% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

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.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

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

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

Private Sector
48,300 EUR
Public Sector+5%
50,700 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Spa Manager Average Hourly Wage in France

34 EUR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in France is 34 EUR. This means that the average Spa Manager in France earns approximately 34 EUR 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 France
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The average salary for Spa Manager is 72% 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
Aromatherapist51,300 EUR-27%
Art Therapist34,700 EUR-51%
Assistant Spa Manager39,600 EUR-44%
Beauty Advisor39,900 EUR-43%
Beauty Educator46,300 EUR-34%
Beauty Shop Coordinator25,800 EUR-63%
Beauty Supply Manager61,300 EUR-13%
Beauty Therapist39,800 EUR-43%
Cosmetic Sales20,500 EUR-71%
Cosmetologist32,100 EUR-54%
Day Spa Manager65,900 EUR-6%
Esthetician17,900 EUR-74%
Fitness and Wellness Coordinator41,300 EUR-41%
Fitness Instructor28,000 EUR-60%
Hair Replacement Specialist60,100 EUR-14%
Hair Stylist21,300 EUR-70%
Health Coach52,800 EUR-25%
Massage Therapist29,800 EUR-58%
Masseur22,900 EUR-67%
Natural Remedy Consultant52,300 EUR-25%
Naturopath and Acupuncturist20,500 EUR-71%
Occupational Therapist28,900 EUR-59%
Occupational Therapy Assistant23,800 EUR-66%
Physical Therapy Attendant23,000 EUR-67%
Recreational Therapist28,900 EUR-59%
Salon Assistant21,800 EUR-69%
Salon Manager58,300 EUR-17%
Spa Manager70,200 EUR+0%
Spa Supervisor52,600 EUR-25%
Sport and Recreation Manager75,500 EUR+8%
Tattoo Artist17,600 EUR-75%
Weight Loss Consultant66,200 EUR-6%
Yoga Instructor44,900 EUR-36%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bordeaux62,000 EUR
Lille64,800 EUR
Lyon70,900 EUR
Marseille70,300 EUR
Montpellier65,700 EUR
Nantes68,100 EUR
Nice67,700 EUR
Paris74,600 EUR
Strasbourg69,400 EUR
Toulouse70,000 EUR
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