Average General Manager Salary in Australia

Avg. Base Salary (AUD)

The average salary for a General Manager is AU$120,645 in 2023

Base Salary
AU$72k - AU$200k
AU$2k - AU$41k
Profit Sharing
AU$5k - AU$58k
AU$0 - AU$28k
Total Pay
AU$68k - AU$203k
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What Do General Managers Do?

General Manager Tasks
  • Plan, develop and implement the operational strategies and tactics.
  • Ensure adequate management training and development to provide for management succession.
  • Direct and lead staff in developing strategies to accomplish objectives approved by ownership.
  • Plan, control, communicate and implement procedures and processes for the overall efficient operations of the business.
  • Lead and direct executive management team in the development, production, promotion of products and services.
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FAQs About General Managers

What is the highest pay for General Managers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a General Manager is A$200k / year

What is the lowest pay for General Managers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a General Manager is A$72k / year

How can General Managers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a General Manager is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a General Manager that oversees more junior General Managers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.