General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management Skills Salary

Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills. Salaries average out to around $48K annually and spread from $32K to $72K per year. Cash earnings for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills — including $12K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $32K to $72K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by geography and experience level. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 62 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and close to one-half have dental, too. For the most part, Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,763 - $67,254
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$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,730
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$10.00 - $19.84
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,763 - $67,254  
   
Bonus
$477.18 - $12,411  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,795  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
Total Pay (?
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$31,775 - $72,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,695
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $19.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $6.45  
Overtime
$9.95 - $27.56  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$477.18 - $12,411  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,795  
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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$31,775 - $72,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 278

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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills include Wendy's International, Inc., McDonald's Corporation, Domino's Pizza, Burger King Corporation, and Taco Bell Corporation. Ruby Tuesday, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $64K, though there is little variation overall ($51K to $75K). Other big spenders include 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 see paychecks nearing $60K, $59K, or $49K.

Subway Restaurant Inc employees cannot expect much in terms of compensation — the median salary amounts to only $34K, about half the top paying employer's rate. 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: $49,115

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, 38 percent higher than the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+36 percent), Miami (+21 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Columbus (11 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 627 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
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 627 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 38%