A Deputy General Manager earns an average salary of $90,343 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$46,754 - $155,534
MEDIAN: $90,343

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$46,754 - $155,534  
$2,000 - $33,670  
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$47,452 - $179,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Deputy General Manager

The deputy general manager is an executive position who's primary function is to learn the CEO's duties in case they ever have to fill in for the CEO. That is their primary responsibility, to be an emergency fill-in for the CEO, or the top position in any company. They spend the majority of their time assisting CEOs with what they do so that they may learn the position.


Deputy General Manager Tasks

  • Support the General Manager, particularly with compliance, scheduling, and reports.
  • Enforce health and safety, corporate, state, and federal regulations.
  • Source materials and get estimates from various vendors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Deputy General Manager

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

Deputy General Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Deputy General Manager in Portland:
"Operation Systems."
Ask solid questions upfront about how developed operational systems are at the company. If there are no real systems in place, then ask the right question to help the company determine what needs to be put in place.

Deputy General Manager in Atlanta:
"Don't Sell Out."
A job in your desired career field is worth waiting for. Don't sell out and take a job just to have a job. It will derail you.

Deputy General Manager in Cleveland:
"Always Prepared."
Given the realm and turbulent activity, being prepared is an essential and necessary aspect of the position. The accountability and time sensitive nature makes the Deputy General Manager different than others.

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Experience Affects Deputy General Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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10-19 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 5%