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

Operating out of Pittsburgh, Pa., retail company General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) employs talent in positions ranging from Retail Store Manager to Retail Manager. Compensation for General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) employees is around $34K per year on average. Though your experience level and where you live are influential salary factors for those at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC), what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222



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The highest paychecks go to Regional Sales Directors, who earn an average $69K annually, closely trailed by Retail General Managers ($42K), General Store Managers (approximately $30K), and Retail Sales Managers (about $30K). Retail Managers make an average $25K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $41K per year. The largest slice of the General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $29K annually.


Residents of Greenville, S.C. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $45K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Pittsburgh, Pa. ($42K) and Knoxville, Tenn. (approximately $38K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Maryland pays General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) the most — around $67K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $51K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Business Certificate Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $28K on average. Regarding salaries and education, General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business Management the most — approximately $61K.


When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $39K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Sales Management; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

A fair number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of employees, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, life insurance, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.

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


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$21,141 - $42,729
$19,320 - $55,028
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Rated 4 out of 5
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