Entry-Level Restaurant Manager Salary
It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Restaurant Managers ; the average employee scrapes together only around $40K annually. Overall compensation packages to Entry-Level Restaurant Managers range from $21K on the low end to $51K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $7K and profit sharing that approaches $9K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $12K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although around half lack health benefits of any kind, close to one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Restaurant Managers include Wendy's International, Inc., McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., McDonald's Corporation, Subway Restaurant Inc, and Pizza Hut, Inc. Darden Restaurant Group pays the most with a median salary of $54K, though there is little variation overall ($43K to $59K). Entry-Level Restaurant Managers can also look forward to large paychecks at Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants ($51K), Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. ($43K), and Ruby Tuesday, Inc. ($43K).
McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. offers the least pay with a median salary of $21K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $25K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include McDonald's Corporation at $22K, and Pizza Hut, Inc. where $23K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Restaurant Managers there earn up to $40K.
Pay Difference by Location
For Entry-Level Restaurant Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Restaurant Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+32 percent), Washington (+30 percent), Boston (+22 percent), and San Diego (+21 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.