Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary

An Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant earns an average salary of $40,648 per year.

$28,839 - $57,319
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,648
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$9.71 - $17.94
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MEDIAN: $12.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,839 - $57,319  
   
Bonus
$207.10 - $11,058  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,406  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,121  
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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$26,733 - $59,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $17.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36 - $5.88  
Overtime
$11.71 - $25.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$207.10 - $11,058  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,121  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,406  
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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$26,733 - $59,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 436

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National Average: $40,975

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General Manager, Restaurant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Manager, Restaurant in Kingsport:
"Low pay for higher demand of responsibility."
Negotiate your pay rate. Very high stress levels. High turn over.

General Manager, Restaurant in Allen:
"The level of management."
When you go in to become a general manager go with an open mindset on how you want to accomplish your goals and get a great team behind you that believes in what you want to do. Have a plan laid oit with a timeline on how to do it.

General Manager, Restaurant in San Francisco:
"It's more than just a job it's a lifestyle."
Good luck having friends or a significant other that works a 9-5, you will never see them.

General Manager, Restaurant in Ormond Beach:
"First things first."
Be sure and get your compensation package upfront. Have a clear understanding on the amount of hours for pay. Take care of yourself first.

General Manager, Restaurant in Oakland:
"Running a business from top to bottom."
Walk in expecting everything to fall apart, then just be thankful when it doesn't. Strive for perfection, but more importantly, be at peace with the fact that it is impossible. Be confident but a good listener. Trust in yourself and your decisions. Know that you can't please everyone and stay focused on the greater good.

General Manager, Restaurant in Baltimore:
"Practice motivation skills."
Stay motivated keep high-energy levels so that team focuses on you as well as your positive engaging skills.

General Manager, Restaurant in Washington:
"Vision."
Have a vision of what level you want your restaurant to be operating on. Stay focused and never compromise your standard.

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 496 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 496 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 50%