Restaurant General Managers in Washington take home approximately $64K annually on average. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and nearly one-half claim dental coverage as well. For the most part, Restaurant General Managers in Washington, District of Columbia enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Washington Restaurant General Managers who answered the questionnnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$46,963 - $82,469
MEDIAN: $63,742

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
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352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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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.

The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. Washington Restaurant General Managers see a median salary of $77K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $60K.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Inventory Control
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Budget Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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People Management
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National Average

Operations Management
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Inventory Management
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Order Inventory
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Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.


23 %
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 45%