Average General Manager, Restaurant Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a General Manager, Restaurant in United Kingdom is £29,016.
MEDIAN £29,016
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£21k - £38k
£256 - £10k
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£20k - £41k

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Job Description for General Manager, Restaurant

General Manager, Restaurant Tasks
  • Develop operational, marketing, and business plans in conjunction with owners or board of directors.
  • Estimate food and supply needs, oversee the placement of orders.
  • Hire, train, and supervise managers and staff.
  • Manage the budget, administer payroll, and make sure operations remain within budget.
  • Establish and enforce standards and regulations for personnel, administration, entertainment, and food.

Popular Employer Salaries for General Manager, Restaurant

The top respondents for the job title General Manager, Restaurant are from the companies Whitbread PLC., Greene King and Nando's. Reported salaries are highest at Whitbread PLC. where the average pay is £35,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nando's, earning around £34,450. Pizzahut pays the lowest at around £27,058. Marstons PLC also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £30,500.

Career Paths

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General Manager, Restaurant
Operations Manager
Restaurant Manager
General / Operations Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for General Manager, Restaurant

Skills in Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements, Leadership and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

An entry-level General Manager, Restaurant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £24,269 based on 7 salaries. An early career General Manager, Restaurant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,610 based on 129 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Restaurant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,767 based on 148 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Restaurant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,225 based on 148 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £32,973.
Employees with General Manager, Restaurant in their job title in Bath, England: Somerset earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (11.0% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (5.9% less), Leeds, England: Leeds (4.4% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.9% less).

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