McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., Taco Bell Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills. Employees at T.G.I. Friday's enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $73K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $52K and higher ones not far away at only $87K. Other big spenders include Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Denny's, top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills see paychecks nearing $61K, $54K, or $54K.
Known for its small paychecks, Domino's Pizza actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $36K — less than half of the top paying employer's rate. Other low-paying employers include Burger King Corporation at $36K and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation at $37K, though some Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills there earn up to $52K.