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Average Salary for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) Employees

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) hires for positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Retail Manager in the retail. Compensation for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) employees is around $33K per year on average. General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though your experience level and your city are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) typically pays:
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222



General Nutrition Center, Incorporated, General Nutrition Company, General Nutrition Corporation

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Regional Sales Directors earn the highest median pay at $69K annually, followed by Retail General Managers (about $42K), General Store Managers ($30K), and Retail Sales Managers (around $30K). With salaries averaging approximately $26K, Retail Store Managers are among the lowest paid at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC).

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) for between five and 10 years earn $41K per year on average. The largest slice of the General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workforce (41 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $27K annually.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Pittsburgh, Pa. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $49K per year; other top-paying cities include Greenville, S.C. (approximately $45K) and Knoxville, Tenn. (around $38K). Across General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC)'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Pennsylvania earn the most, taking home $49K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Human Resources Professionals, who make $51K per year. Business Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $28K annually. General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management are also well compensated, earning $61K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Merchandising in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $31K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; approximately one-half deem it necessary for work. Many workers are also familiar with Sales Management, Inventory Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) lets only two-fifths of employees take paid vacation and only one in seven survey participants take sick leave. A fair number of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Over one-half of workers receive health insurance, and just over a half of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC)


35 %
65 %
$21,639 - $51,000
$18,548 - $42,025
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
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