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General Manager, Restaurant Salary with Operations Management skills

The nationwide average salary for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills is $47K annually, but those working at T.G.I. Friday's can pull down an average $74K. Other big spenders include Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Ruby Tuesday, Inc., and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills see paychecks nearing $60K, $59K, or $55K. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,963 - $65,588
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,618
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90%

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$9.50 - $19.89
(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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,963 - $65,588  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,744  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $15,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$30,482 - $71,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,733
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $19.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $4.64  
Overtime
$8.41 - $27.40  
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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,744  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $15,000  
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).
)
$30,482 - $71,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management skills

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $41K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $46K. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $56K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 38 percent above the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+33 percent), New York (+33 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), and Chicago (+15 percent).

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management skills Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 709 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 36%
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