General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management Skills Salary

Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills are often veterans in their line of work, with a little over a half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $48K annually on average but can range from $32K to $72K per year. With some bonuses approaching $12K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills spread between $32K and $72K depending on individual performance. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but geography and years of experience are influential factors as well. The majority of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a majority have medical coverage and a little less than half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,147 - $67,271
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$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,150
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$10.09 - $19.72
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$0$72K
Salary $33,147 - $67,271
Bonus $403.37 - $12,449
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,933
Commission $0.00 - $14,000
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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$32,126 - $72,321
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,751
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.09 - $19.72
Hourly Tips $0.40 - $6.63
Overtime $10.30 - $28.77
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $403.37 - $12,449
Commission $0.00 - $14,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,933
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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$32,126 - $72,321
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 291

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, Wendy's International, Inc., McDonald's Corporation, Domino's Pizza, Burger King Corporation, and Taco Bell Corporation are leading firms in the industry. Employees at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $64K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $51K and higher ones not far away at only $75K. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar ($60K), Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. ($59K), and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ($49K).

With a median salary of only $34K (about half the top paying employer's rate), Subway Restaurant Inc lags significantly in the earnings department. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Papa John's Pizza at $35K, and Domino's Pizza where $38K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills there earn up to $60K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Restaurant has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 914 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 991 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 1,249 salaries. A General Manager, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 595 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,402

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

Surpassing the national average by 37 percent, Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+35 percent), Miami (+20 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Indianapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 14 percent below the national average. Employers in Charlotte and Columbus also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 750 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
$49,000

▼4%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 750 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 38%
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