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General Manager, Restaurant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

With slightly less than three-fifths of Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $73K per year and averages out to $49K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by just under a half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,690 - $65,115
MEDIAN: $48,634

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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.
$35,690 - $65,115  
$295.90 - $15,086  
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).
$35,489 - $73,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Restaurant General Managers in Atlanta, Ga. see a median income of $48K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $59K.

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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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Operations Management
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Budget Management
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Financial Analysis
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Customer Relations

National Average

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


20 %
80 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 39%