Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salary

Average Assistant General Managers in the United States make around $45K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Assistant General Managers — as high as $10K, $12K and $21K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $28K to $75K. Experience level is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and location are driving factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance.

$30,261 - $73,278
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$30K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,014
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$9.31 - $19.57
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,261 - $73,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,138  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,693  
Commission
$1,156 - $20,608  
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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$27,778 - $74,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $19.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $8.29  
Overtime
$12.77 - $28.73  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,138  
   
Commission
$1,156 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,693  
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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$27,778 - $74,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


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There are some Assistant General Managers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Directors of Operations, where earnings are an average $88K annually. It is quite typical for Assistant General Managers to transition into roles as Restaurant General Managers or Hotel General Managers, where reported median earnings are $2K and $8K higher per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Many Assistant General Managers can be found at Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Taco Bell Corporation, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., Burger King Corporation, and Bob Evans Restaurants, firms that are at the top of the field. Pay for Assistant General Managers is best at Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., which offers a median salary of $53K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $40K to $63K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc, Buca, Inc., and Stripes Llc., where earnings of $51K, $49K, or $44K are standard for Assistant General Managers.

Other low-paying employers include Advance Auto Parts, Inc. at $30K and Burger King Corporation at $31K, though some Assistant General Managers there earn up to $44K.

Popular Skills for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, Operations Management, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales, Customer Service, and Scheduling. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Leadership and Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant General Manager (AGM)

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


Assistant General Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $38K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $47K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $62K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,101

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant General Managers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Assistant General Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+39 percent), Los Angeles (+38 percent), Washington (+32 percent), and Houston (+27 percent). Charlotte is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) Reviews

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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Experience Affects Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salaries



Budget Management
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Training Management
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Leadership
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People Management
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Sales Management
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National Average
$44,000

Customer Relations
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Team Leadership
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Inventory Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 386 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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