Entrepreneur salary in the United States

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Based on 1,169 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Entrepreneurs make?
The average total salary for a Entrepreneur is $37,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,169 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Entrepreneur and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Entrepreneur salary can vary between $16,500 to $203,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Entrepreneur salary by location

Entrepreneur salary by company

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Entrepreneur demographics in United States

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65% are single
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35% are married
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32% have kids
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46% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Entrepreneurs in United States

1,169 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a entrepreneur in the United States is $37,500 per year. Entrepreneur salaries in the United States can vary between $16,500 to $203,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,169 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as entrepreneur.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for entrepreneurs in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($108,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($75,000 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($65,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.