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Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant is $39,254 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,992 - $55,262
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,253
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$8.28 - $15.79
(Median)
$8
$11
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,992 - $55,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
Profit Sharing
$96.09 - $12,364  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,557  
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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$23,934 - $58,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,515
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.28 - $15.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $5.63  
Overtime
$9.96 - $23.80  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,020  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,557  
Profit Sharing
$96.09 - $12,364  
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).
)
$23,934 - $58,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 706

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General Manager, Restaurant Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Manager, Restaurant in Elko:
"Consumes your life."
This job consumes your life. No days off. If you work over your hours there is no compensation.

General Manager, Restaurant in New York:
"Patience."
Have passion and be patient. All things will fall in line through the experience you've learned.

General Manager, Restaurant in Ewa Beach:
"It's fun! The years went pretty fast."
If you love your "holidays", this is not the position for you.

General Manager, Restaurant in Provincetown:
"Only the owner makes money the manager gets all the headache."
Makes sure you have a severance package in place and negotiate your pay annually.

General Manager, Restaurant in Lawrence:
"Be The Example."
Restaurants are fast and sometimes harsh environments. The best way to get people to do what they should is to do it yourself as well. Hold them to your own standard. No one should demand something from someone they are incapable of doing themselves.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$39,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
up arrow 4%


up arrow 5%

Training
up arrow 6%


Job Scheduling
up arrow 8%


Food Preparation
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 833 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%