General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management Skills Salary
Slightly more than half of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $74K per year, but median earnings come to around $49K annually. Cash earnings of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills — including $14K in bonuses, $13K in profit sharing proceeds, and $18K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $35K to approximately $74K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but geography and tenure are influential factors as well. Although roughly one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and just over a half get dental coverage, too. Male Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 64 percent of professionals. For the most part, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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Taco Bell Corporation, Burger King Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, Pizza Hut, Inc., and Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills. Although salaries only range from $52K to just $90K, T.G.I. Friday's still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $76K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar at $61K, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. at $61K, and Ruby Tuesday, Inc., where Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills annually earn $58K.
The smallest paychecks in the field are found at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., where the median salary is a mere $40K, about half the top paying employer's rate. Burger King Corporation, Pizza Hut, Inc. and Denny's are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $41K, $41K, and $43K.
Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $44K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $48K on average. For Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $55K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $57K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 52 percent above the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+28 percent), New York (+20 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), and Atlanta (+15 percent). Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (6 percent lower) and San Diego (3 percent lower).