An Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant earns an average salary of $40,654 per year.

$28,837 - $57,372
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,654
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$9.49 - $17.80
(Median)
$9
$12
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,837 - $57,372  
   
Bonus
$208.19 - $10,314  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,913  
Commission
$96.96 - $18,548  
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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$26,585 - $59,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,435
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.49 - $17.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30 - $5.88  
Overtime
$13.70 - $25.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$208.19 - $10,314  
   
Commission
$96.96 - $18,548  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,913  
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).
)
$26,585 - $59,785  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 411
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National Average: $41,049

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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 San Francisco:
"It's more than just a job it's a lifestyle."
Good luck having friends or a significant other that works a 9-5, you will never see them.

General Manager, Restaurant in Ormond Beach:
"First things first."
Be sure and get your compensation package upfront. Have a clear understanding on the amount of hours for pay. Take care of yourself first.

General Manager, Restaurant in Oakland:
"Running a business from top to bottom."
Walk in expecting everything to fall apart, then just be thankful when it doesn't. Strive for perfection, but more importantly, be at peace with the fact that it is impossible. Be confident but a good listener. Trust in yourself and your decisions. Know that you can't please everyone and stay focused on the greater good.

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.

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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries


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National Average
$41,000

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Customer Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 461 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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