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General Manager, Restaurant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Restaurant General Managers in Washington pull down an average of $60K per year. Most Restaurant General Managers in Washington, District of Columbia report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Washington Restaurant General Managers survey respondents are men (75 percent). Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,242 - $81,637
MEDIAN: $59,645

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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.
$41,242 - $81,637  
$0.00 - $15,205  
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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).
$42,722 - $85,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant in Washington, District of Columbia

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

Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $63K. Washington Restaurant General Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $74K. For some reason, Restaurant General Managers in Washington, District of Columbia with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $60K.

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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Training Management
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Customer Relations
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Operations Management
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Customer Service
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National Average

Budget Management
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People Management
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Inventory Control
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Inventory Management
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Order Inventory
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%