Hank Nunn, Author at Shop Owner Magazine
How To Pay Yourself

“I pay myself $100,000 per year, plus all the cash I can take!” That was the response I got when, as a young shop owner, I asked an older, established owner how much he paid himself. I was curious about how much I should make and how I should pay myself. His answer didn’t help me.

How Much Should You Pay Yourself?

Owners earn compensation in two ways. First, the owner should earn a paycheck just like any other business employee for working in the business. Second, the owner should earn a return on their investment in the business.