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Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant is $39,317 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,174 - $55,398
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,317
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$8.27 - $15.81
(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
$27,174 - $55,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,026  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $11,920  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,250  
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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$24,134 - $58,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,492
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$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.27 - $15.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.18 - $5.55  
Overtime
$9.96 - $23.84  
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 - $10,026  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,250  
Profit Sharing
$-0.48 - $11,920  
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).
)
$24,134 - $58,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 690

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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 Baltimore:
"Practice motivation skills."
Stay motivated keep high-energy levels so that team focuses on you as well as your positive engaging skills.

General Manager, Restaurant in Washington:
"Vision."
Have a vision of what level you want your restaurant to be operating on. Stay focused and never compromise your standard.

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.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Inventory Control
up arrow 4%


up arrow 6%

Training
up arrow 7%


Job Scheduling
up arrow 9%


Food Preparation
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 800 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 48%
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