General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management Skills Salary

Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up more than half of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills. Pay fluctuates from $32K to $72K per year, but expected earnings average $48K per year. In the world of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $32K and $72K. While the particular city and experience level impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. Work is enjoyable for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and nearly one-half have dental insurance. Male Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (62 percent) are men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,793 - $67,062
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,784
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$10.05 - $19.85
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MEDIAN: $14.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,793 - $67,062  
   
Bonus
$481.30 - $12,422  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,967  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
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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$31,799 - $72,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,824
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $19.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $6.49  
Overtime
$9.87 - $27.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$481.30 - $12,422  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,967  
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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$31,799 - $72,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286

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Many Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills can be found at Wendy's International, Inc., McDonald's Corporation, Domino's Pizza, Burger King Corporation, and Taco Bell Corporation, firms that are at the top of the field. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills in search of the best pay head to Ruby Tuesday, Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $64K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $74K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $51K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills rake in a comfortable $60K, $59K, or $49K, respectively.

With a median employee salary of $34K, Subway Restaurant Inc pays significantly less than its competitors (just about half of the top paying company's median). Other low-paying employers include Papa John's Pizza at $35K and Domino's Pizza at $38K, though some Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills there earn up to $60K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

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


For many Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $47K. On average, Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills make $53K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,184

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

For those looking to make money, Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 41 percent above the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+39 percent), New York (+32 percent), Miami (+18 percent), and Chicago (+13 percent).

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 622 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$49,000

▼4%

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 622 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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