Arbonne Commissions Paid in 2005 and 2006

A comparison of commissions paid to distributors in 2005 and 2006. Average commission payments dropped from $101 per quarter in 2005 to $80 per quarter in 2006.

During 2005, the Company paid in excess of $147 million in overrides and bonuses to Independent Consultants in the United States. These payments are reflected in the table below.  

The average override and bonus paid to all registered Consultants in the United States was $101.16 per quarter and $404.63 on an annualized basis 5. During the four quarters in 2005, an average of 12,798 registered Consultants (3.50% of all registered Consultants) received an override or bonus check from Arbonne. The average quarterly override and bonus paid to registered Consultants in the United States that qualified for an override and bonus check was $2,887.74 or $11,550.94 on an annualized basis.

 

Title Total Average Quarterly Overrides & Bonus Average Quarterly Overrides & Bonus1 Average % of Total Active Consultants2 Receiving an Override/Bonus Average number of months to promote to designated rank3
Consultants4 $836,726 $222.15 1.03% NA
District Managers $5,784,685 $875.01 1.81% 5
Area Managers $8,507,626 $4,654.06 0.50% 12
Regional Vice Presidents $9,225,271 $20,319.98 0.12% 24
National Vice Presidents $12,601,931 $94,044.26 0.04% 44

During 2006, the Company paid in excess of $290 million* in overrides and bonuses to Independent Consultants in the United States and its territories. These payments are reflected in the table below.

The average override and bonus paid to all Active Consultants in the United States was $80.11 per quarter and $320.45 on an annualized basis5. During the four quarters in 2006, an average of 30,803 Active Consultants (3.40% of all Active Consultants) received an override or bonus check from Arbonne. The average quarterly override and bonus paid to Active Consultants, in the United States and its territories, that qualified for an override and bonus check was $2,357.03 or $9,428.12 on an annualized basis.

Title Total Average Quarterly Overrides & Bonus Average Quarterly Overrides & Bonus1 Average % of Total Active Consultants2 Receiving an Override/Bonus Average number of months to promote to designated rank3
Consultants4 $1,642,527 $222.26 0.82% NA
District Managers $12,000,397 $709.29 1.87% 3.4
Area Managers $17,058,503 $3,519.39 0.53% 8.0
Regional Vice Presidents $18,698,516 $14,339.35 0.14% 16.9
National Vice Presidents $23,203,621 $67,649.04 0.04% 25.6