Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant is $38,609 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary (?
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$26,462 - $54,004
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MEDIAN: $38,609
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Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salary (?
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$8.12 - $15.66
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,462 - $54,004  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,055  
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $12,957  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,443  
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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$23,347 - $56,875  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,751
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.12 - $15.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.26 - $5.40  
Overtime
$10.69 - $23.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,055  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,443  
Profit Sharing
$145.44 - $12,957  
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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$23,347 - $56,875  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 804
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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$38,000
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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 Studio City:
"Know Who You Are And What You Are Worth."
Make sure you are paid according to the work you do and how well you accommodate the needs of staff guest and needs of the store. Know your worth.
General Manager, Restaurant in Studio City:
Know who you are and what you are worth. Work for someone who appreciates you and will bend over backwards for you as you do for them.
General Manager, Restaurant in Indianapolis:
"Consistency Is Key."
Systems are the key to success. Remember most of the time things are never as good as you think they are, but at the same time they usually are never as bad either!
General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta:
"Always Do the Very Best Everyday."
Sometimes, in the real world it does take time to find the right place to work. There is something out there for everyone. It took me over 20 years to find my place and niche - I call it my second home and I find it extremely rewarding. I learned something from everywhere I worked and I took what a learned to the next place. This transfer of information and skills lead me to be the best employee in each position; it also create a situation that each place I worked wanted me to stay and keep my job with them.
General Manager, Restaurant in Oakland:
"Be Assertive And Learn As Much As Possible!"
Ask questions, work hard and be assertive with your position. Resolve problems, create paths and help your workplace grow with innovative ideas.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Budget Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Leadership
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People Management
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National Average
$38,000
Customer Relations
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Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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Hiring
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Training
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Scheduling
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Job Scheduling
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Order Inventory
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Food Preparation
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Gender

Female
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Male
59%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 47%
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