General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management Skills Salary

Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $75K per year, but expected earnings average $48K annually. Total cash compensation to Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills approaches anywhere from $34K on the lower end to $75K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Some workers in this field — close to a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by about one-half. Men make up the majority of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills (67 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,316 - $68,154
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,271
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$9.89 - $20.39
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$9
$14
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,316 - $68,154  
   
Bonus
$1.26 - $14,002  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,000  
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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$34,145 - $74,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,764
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $20.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.97 - $7.73  
Overtime
$5.80 - $29.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1.26 - $14,002  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$34,145 - $74,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Many Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills can be found at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Burger King Corporation, McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., Wendy's International, Inc., and Taco Bell Corporation, firms that are at the top of the field. Although the highest salaries can be found at T.G.I. Friday's where median pay is $76K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $52K and $90K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. at $62K, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar at $61K, and Ruby Tuesday, Inc., where Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills annually earn $58K.

With a median salary of only $38K (about half the top paying employer's rate), Pizza Hut, Inc. lags significantly in the earnings department. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation at $39K, and Burger King Corporation where $39K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills there earn up to $56K.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $43K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills make a median salary of $54K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $58K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,628

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills, 43 percent higher than the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+29 percent), Washington (+27 percent), Orlando (+20 percent), and Chicago (+14 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver.

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National Average
$51,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 577 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
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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