Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly less than two-thirds of Atlanta Restaurant General Managers. Salaries average out to around $50K per year and spread from $33K to $77K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and slightly less than half have dental, too. Most Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta, Ga. survey respondents are men (74 percent). Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$32,432 - $65,808
MEDIAN: $50,029

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
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239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

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

Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. During the first five years of their careers, Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta, Ga. see a median income of $49K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $56K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Inventory Control
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Financial Analysis
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Order Inventory
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Operations Management

Inventory Management

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Customer Service
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Training Management
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Customer Relations
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 38%