An average Assistant General Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $45K annually. Total cash earnings of Assistant General Managers range from $28K on the low end to $69K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $9K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and tenure. Male Assistant General Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Some workers in this field — around one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by just over a half. Most Assistant General Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,191 - $69,500  
   
Bonus
$201.19 - $9,846  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,360  
Commission
$325.00 - $13,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,569 - $69,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,802
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $19.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $13.25  
Overtime
$14.49 - $28.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$201.19 - $9,846  
   
Commission
$325.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,360  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,569 - $69,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 446

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Job Description for Assistant General Manager (AGM)

An assistant general manager, or AGM, is normally a subordinate to a general manager, who delegates tasks and gives the assistant a certain amount of managerial responsibility. The general manager may delegate based on personal preference or on company policy, but usually the assistant general manager is responsible for tasks such as schedule generation, day-to-day oversight of company procedures and operations, and some disciplinary actions. In addition, an AGM may be in charge of evaluating employees throughout the year, as well as hiring and training new employees as necessary.

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Assistant General Manager (AGM) Tasks

  • Supervise employees, making sure they follow regulations and meet customer service standards.
  • Work to realize financial objectives by motivating staff and implementing marketing strategies.
  • Schedule employee shifts and administer payroll.

Common Career Paths for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


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For Assistant General Managers, progressing to a Director of Operations role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Director of Operations can earn $89K annually. Career advancement for the typical Assistant General Manager often leads to becoming a Restaurant General Manager or a Hotel General Manager; median salaries in these positions are $3K higher and $9K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Taco Bell Corporation, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Noodles and Company, Burger King Corporation, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. are top-notch employers for Assistant General Managers in this area. Those at Jones Lang LaSalle can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $60K. Buca, Inc., Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Stripes Llc. also offer top salaries for Assistant General Managers. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $50K, $49K, and $44K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Hilton Garden Inn at $30K, and Taco Bell Corporation where $31K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Assistant General Managers there earn up to $42K.

Popular Skills for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Assistant General Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Project Management, Profit & Loss Statements, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 14 percent and 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Service, and Training. Most people who know Customer Service also know Operations Management and Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant General Manager (AGM)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Assistant General Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $47K. For Assistant General Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Assistant General Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,822

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Home to some of the best pay for Assistant General Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 53 percent above the national average. Assistant General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+46 percent), Los Angeles (+37 percent), Washington (+32 percent), and Houston (+28 percent). The lowest-paying market is Columbus, which sits 11 percent below the national average.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant General Manager (AGM)?

Assistant General Manager (AGM) in Houston:
"Gm partner."
Pros: Coaching and growing employees and other coaches to a higher level via extremely high expectations with hands on training.
Cons: Large amounts of business make finding time for every responsibility difficult.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) in San Diego:
"I love it! Very fun and I love my staff."
Pros: My team is the reason I stay at this job! I want us to be the best!
Cons: I don't feel respected. I feel I've done alot and do alot but am not valued.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) in Alvarado:
"Guests are like family."
Pros: Corporate culture, meeting new people, work flexibility, the opportunity to push myself to learning new things.
Cons: Stress, Pay, no benefits.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) in Tallahassee:
"Break out."
Pros: Before this job I was shy and quiet but having to constantly interact with customers, weather over the phone or in person it has gotten me to be more outgoing and open.
Cons: I work10 feet from the stadium surrounded by three different schools so dealing with drunk college kids is a constant;and they tend to be more rude than the average customer. I also work 50 plus hours a week so I never get to see my family.

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Key Stats for Assistant General Manager (AGM)

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 316 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 316 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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