General Manager, Restaurant Salary

A General Manager, Restaurant earns an average salary of $46,647 per year.

$32,504 - $66,858
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,687
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$10.06 - $19.62
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$14
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MEDIAN: $13.91
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Show Annual Salary Show Hourly Rate
$0$71K
Salary $32,504 - $66,858
Bonus $482.60 - $12,358
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,266
Commission $0.00 - $14,848
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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$30,915 - $71,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,525
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $19.62
Hourly Tips $0.37 - $9.27
Overtime $12.22 - $27.30
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $482.60 - $12,358
Commission $0.00 - $14,848
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,266
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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$30,915 - $71,042
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 944

Job Description for General Manager, Restaurant

The general manager of a restaurant is responsible for overseeing all of the restaurant's operations, which includes hiring and firing staff, purchasing food, supplies and equipment, and dealing with suppliers and vendors. The general manager also oversees maintenance and upkeep of the dining areas, kitchen, and exterior grounds of the restaurant; scheduling of staff; decisions regarding the menu; budgeting, accounting, payroll, and other financial matters; promoting and advertising the restaurant; and dealing with the legal and regulatory issues involved in running a business. The general manager is likely to be on the premises much of the time, particularly during busy dining times or busy seasons. They may interact with customers from time to time, but are more likely working behind the scenes to keep the whole operation running smoothly. There may be additional areas of responsibility, such as marketing and promotion, or finding entertainment or scheduling other events.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Restaurant has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 2,756 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 2,731 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 3,275 salaries. A General Manager, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 1,632 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,264

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

General Manager, Restaurant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Manager, Restaurant?

General Manager, Restaurant in Eatonton:
"Elks care elks share!!"
Pros: Meeting new members. Also we are like one big family. The members treat the staff like friends which I love. I love our food specials with music nights. They're so much fun. I also love that we give back to the Community. We're involved with the wounded warriors, aidmore house girls home, hoop shoot program, and we give out Scholarship.
Cons: The gossiping. How small our kitchen is and dinning room. We need a bigger building.

General Manager, Restaurant in Amarillo:
Pros: Interactnggg with customers on a daily basis and raports.
Cons: Not paid enough at all not appreciated or compensated for what I do, no help from owner.

General Manager, Restaurant in Louisville:
"Good."
Pros: People like serving the people in the public satisfying them to fulfill their hunger.
Cons: Helix some people die with way too much and then I have to deal with the consequences of their actions.

General Manager, Restaurant in Louisville:
"Good."
Pros: People like serving the people in the public satisfying them to fulfill their hunger.
Cons: Helix some people die with way too much and then I have to deal with the consequences of their actions.

General Manager, Restaurant in Christchurch:
"Great because I have a strong passion and satisfaction."
Pros: Creativity and decision making.
Cons: Being along cutting the wage down.

General Manager, Restaurant in Santa Barbara:
"General Manager."
Pros: I like the laid back culture of my company.
Cons: I do not like their policies on appearance. For such a laid back place, I don't see the need for concern about hair color, piercings, etc.

General Manager, Restaurant in Oklahoma City:
"It's more bueno."
Pros: The company itself.
Cons: Having to give up personal time.

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Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1790 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$48,000

▼4%

▼15%

Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1790 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 40%