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General Manager, Restaurant Salary with Budget Management skills

The majority of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $34K to $75K per year, and the median is $48K per year. Final cash compensation to Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills varies from around $34K to approximately $75K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $15K and $13K, respectively. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and tenure. The majority of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills (67 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,623 - $68,576
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,320
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90%

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$9.74 - $20.26
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,623 - $68,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,529  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,087  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$33,640 - $75,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $20.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.22 - $7.09  
Overtime
$4.93 - $29.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,529  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,087  
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).
)
$33,640 - $75,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Popular Employer Salaries for General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management skills


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills include Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Wendy's International, Inc., Burger King Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, and McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. Salary cannot be beat at T.G.I. Friday's, where median pay comes to $77K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $52K, and the higher end is not far away at $90K. Other big spenders include Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Ruby Tuesday, Inc., top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills see paychecks nearing $60K, $60K, or $57K.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation, where the median salary is a mere $36K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Pizza Hut, Inc. at $36K and Five Guys: Burgers and Fries at $40K, though some Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills there earn up to $57K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management skills

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


For Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $57K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 46 percent above the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent), Washington (+24 percent), Orlando (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management skills Salaries



National Average
$51,000


Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 484 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 32%
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