Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salary

Assistant General Managers in the United States pull down an average of $45K annually. Total cash compensation for Assistant General Managers runs from $28K to $75K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $12K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the specific employer and geography. Some workers in this field — nearly one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Assistant General Managers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 61 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant General Managers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,365 - $73,374
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,062
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$9.16 - $19.17
(Median)
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$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,365 - $73,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,206  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,920  
Commission
$293.61 - $20,426  
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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$27,828 - $75,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,943
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.16 - $19.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $12.88  
Overtime
$11.99 - $28.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,206  
   
Commission
$293.61 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$27,828 - $75,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Assistant General Managers sometimes become Directors of Operations, where the average income is $88K per year. 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 $1K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Dominating the field, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Taco Bell Corporation, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., Burger King Corporation, and Bob Evans Restaurants are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Assistant General Managers. With a median salary of $52K, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. offers Assistant General Managers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $37K and are capped at $63K. Also paying near the top of the field are Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc at $49K, Stripes Llc. at $44K, and Bob Evans Restaurants, where Assistant General Managers annually earn $39K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Advance Auto Parts, Inc. at $31K, and Burger King Corporation where $31K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Assistant General Managers there earn up to $56K.

Popular Skills for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Operations Management, Budget Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Service, and Scheduling. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. Assistant General Managers bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $61K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Assistant General Managers, Los Angeles offers exceptional salaries, 39 percent above the national average. Assistant General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+39 percent), San Francisco (+33 percent), San Diego (+26 percent), and Chicago (+24 percent). Charlotte is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) Reviews

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

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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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Leadership
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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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Human Resources
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 398 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 27%
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