General Manager, Restaurant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

With just under three-fifths of Atlanta Restaurant General Managers reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta, Ga. is $48K per year and can range from $35K on the lower end to $73K per year near the higher end. Male Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and a little less than one-half have dental, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,250 - $64,880
MEDIAN: $48,250

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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.
$35,250 - $64,880  
$294.41 - $15,115  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $8,500  
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).
$35,006 - $73,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia

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

Atlanta Restaurant General Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $48K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $50K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $54K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Restaurant General Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $58K.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

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Training Management
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Budget Management
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Operations Management
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People Management
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Financial Analysis
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National Average

Inventory Management
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Customer Relations
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Inventory Control
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Service
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Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 40%