Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salary

Assistant General Managers in the United States take home approximately $45K annually on average. Cash earnings of Assistant General Managers — including $10K in bonuses, $9K in profit sharing proceeds, and $12K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $27K to approximately $69K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and a little more than half have dental, too. Men working as Assistant General Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$30,089 - $69,555
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MEDIAN: $44,722
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$10.14 - $19.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,089 - $69,555  
   
Bonus
$148.48 - $9,812  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,236  
Commission
$154.56 - $11,635  
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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$27,269 - $69,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,761
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $19.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23 - $13.34  
Overtime
$14.61 - $28.32  
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
$148.48 - $9,812  
   
Commission
$154.56 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,236  
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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$27,269 - $69,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 460
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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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Assistant General Managers may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Director of Operations. The latter position pays an average of $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 $4K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant General Manager (AGM)


Known for taking on a considerable number of Assistant General Managers, Taco Bell Corporation, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Noodles and Company, Burger King Corporation, and Advance Auto Parts, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Those at Jones Lang LaSalle can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $60K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Marriott International, Inc., Buca, Inc., and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., where earnings of $51K, $50K, or $49K are standard for Assistant General Managers.

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 15 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales, Customer Service, and Training. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Assistant General Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,284

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

For Assistant General Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 56 percent above the national average. Assistant General Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+50 percent), Los Angeles (+37 percent), Washington (+34 percent), and Las Vegas (+28 percent). In Atlanta, salaries are 4 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 319 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salaries

▲29%

▲16%

▲10%

National Average
$42,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Assistant General Manager (AGM) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 319 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
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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