General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management Skills Salary

Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $49K per year, but may range from $35K to $74K per year. Total cash compensation to Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $74K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though the particular city and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. While some workers in this profession — around one in three — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Male Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 64 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,878 - $68,515
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,737
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$9.95 - $20.77
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MEDIAN: $13.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,878 - $68,515  
   
Bonus
$750 - $13,863  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,950  
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$35,126 - $74,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,986
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $20.77  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $7.04  
Overtime
$11.39 - $27.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$750 - $13,863  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,950  
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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$35,126 - $74,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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McDonald's Corporation, Burger King Corporation, Taco Bell Corporation, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, and Arby's Restaurant Group Inc are top-notch employers for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills in this area. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills in search of the best pay head to T.G.I. Friday's, where the median salary rolls in at $76K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $90K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $52K. Other big spenders include Chili's Grill & Bar, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills see paychecks nearing $67K, $61K, or $61K.

With a median employee salary of $39K, Burger King Corporation pays significantly less than its competitors (just about half of the top paying company's median). McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., Pizza Hut, Inc., and Denny's are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($40K, $41K, and $43K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

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


For Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $44K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $49K on average. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $57K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,862

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

Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 42 percent. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+37 percent), Las Vegas (+37 percent), Boston (+30 percent), and Indianapolis (+22 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Austin, 17 percent below the national average. Workers in Dallas and Denver earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (3 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 464 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
$51,000

▼4%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 464 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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