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

General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) is a retail firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. that hires for Retail Store Manager positions, Retail Manager roles, and more. A salary of $34K per year is the median rate at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC). Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222



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Regional Sales Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $69K annually; Retail General Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $42K, while General Store Managers and Retail Sales Managers rank near the top as well ($30K and $30K, respectively). Financial compensation for Retail Managers is rather low — on average only about $25K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $41K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) employees (39 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $29K annually on average.


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. (approximately $42K) and Knoxville, Tenn. ($38K). General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) workers in Maryland earn the most — $67K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Human Resources Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $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 about $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 — around $61K.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $39K annually. A garden variety skill at General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) is Sales Management; more than two-fifths of General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC)'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Inventory Management, and Sales.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of survey participants, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) also dishes out privileges 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)


34 %
66 %
$21,141 - $42,729
$19,320 - $55,028
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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