General Manager, Restaurant Salary with Budget Management skills

Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and just over a half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $48K per year, but may range from $34K to $75K per year. Overall cash earnings for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills stretch from $34K on the lower end to $75K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $12K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but the particular city and years of experience are influential factors as well. For the most part, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills are male. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one-half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,936 - $68,447
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,354
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$9.82 - $20.27
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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
$32,936 - $68,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,415  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,307  
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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$34,006 - $75,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $20.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.23 - $7.60  
Overtime
$10.77 - $29.25  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,415  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,121  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,307  
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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$34,006 - $75,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Dominating the field, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Wendy's International, Inc., Burger King Corporation, McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., and McDonald's Corporation are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills. Although the highest salaries can be found at T.G.I. Friday's where median pay is $77K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $52K and $90K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Ruby Tuesday, Inc., where earnings of $60K, $60K, or $58K are standard for Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills.

With a reported median salary of only $36K, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation easily takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town; earnings are less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Pizza Hut, Inc. at $37K 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $43K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $49K. On average, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills make $54K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $58K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Budget Management skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+28 percent), Washington (+26 percent), Orlando (+19 percent), and Charlotte (+11 percent). Denver ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 5 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant with Budget Management skills Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 491 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

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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