We surveyed 676 spa managers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical spa manager. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a spa manager?

Low

High

Working as a spa manager typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a spa manager?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a spa manager typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a spa manager?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a spa manager. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for spa managers.

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Do spa managers work full-time or part-time?

84% of spa managers work in full-time roles while 16% work part-time.

Is being a spa manager stressful?

Low

High

Spa managers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a spa manager?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a spa manager.

How competitive is the workplace for spa managers?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for spa managers.

Does being a spa manager require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for spa managers.

Are spa managers allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Spa managers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.

Do spa managers have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

While sometimes the direction is set, occasionally spa managers will have some flexibility over the direction of their work.

Is being a spa manager physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a spa manager may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.

Are spa managers exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

While sometimes repetitive, spa managers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.

Does being a spa manager require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a spa manager.

Does being a good spa manager require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as spa managers.