Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salary

Assistant General Managers in the United States take home approximately $45K per year on average. In the world of Assistant General Managers, overall income ranges from $28K near the bottom to $75K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the company and location have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Assistant General Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too.

$30,261 - $73,278
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$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,014
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$9.31 - $19.57
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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 (?
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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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Assistant General Managers sometimes assume positions such as Directors of Operations. That role pays $88K per year on average. Typical career progression for an Assistant General Manager involves becoming a Restaurant General Manager or a Hotel General Manager, roles that pay $2K more and $8K more on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Known for taking on a considerable number of Assistant General Managers, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Taco Bell Corporation, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., Burger King Corporation, and Bob Evans Restaurants are leading firms in the industry. 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)


Assistant General Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Sales, Customer Service, and Scheduling. Most people experienced in Customer Service also 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.


For many Assistant General Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. Assistant General Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,101

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

Surpassing the national average by 40 percent, Assistant General Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Assistant General Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+39 percent), Los Angeles (+38 percent), Washington (+32 percent), and Houston (+27 percent). Trailing the national average by 4 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Assistant General Manager (AGM) Reviews

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

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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