$47,996
Avg. Salary
$14.07
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,723

Bonus

$1,477

Profit Sharing

$3,800

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Manager, Restaurant is $14.07 per hour.

The average pay for a General Manager, Restaurant is $47,996 per year.

$10.02
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$14.07
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$19.87
90%
MEDIAN $14.07
$33k
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$48k
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$67k
90%
MEDIAN $47,996
$32,897 - $67,443
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MEDIAN: $47,996
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$0$71K
Salary $32,897 - $67,443
Bonus $502 - $12,358
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,963
Commission $0.00 - $15,319
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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$30,998 - $71,640
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13,309
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.02 - $19.87
Hourly Tips $0.40 - $8.80
Overtime $13.38 - $27.60
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $502 - $12,358
Commission $0.00 - $15,319
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,963
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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$30,998 - $71,640
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,712

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.

Common Career Paths for General Manager, Restaurant


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Popular Skills for General Manager, Restaurant

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: $48,518

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

General Manager, Restaurant Advice

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

General Manager, Restaurant in Flagstaff:
"Love 5 he job."
Ask for enough money.....stay focused.

General Manager, Restaurant in Roseville:
"Fine."
Pros: The people are very good and the clientele is not as bad as a Mcdonalds or Burger King. There are a fairly good amount of different things to do and it is not very hard work.
Cons: It is tedious. You get paid less than most other restaurants of similar volume. And the promotion opportunities are slim. At least, at Mcdonalds, there are a good amount of places to move up and money can get good, but not so much here.

General Manager, Restaurant in Muncie:
"High Stress level."
Pros: The people I hire and my customers.
Cons: The Stress.

General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta:
"Always Do the Very Best Everyday."
Sometimes, in the real world it does take time to find the right place to work. There is something out there for everyone. It took me over 20 years to find my place and niche - I call it my second home and I find it extremely rewarding. I learned something from everywhere I worked and I took what a learned to the next place. This transfer of information and skills lead me to be the best employee in each position; it also create a situation that each place I worked wanted me to stay and keep my job with them.

General Manager, Restaurant in Oakland:
"Be Assertive And Learn As Much As Possible!"
Ask questions, work hard and be assertive with your position. Resolve problems, create paths and help your workplace grow with innovative ideas.

General Manager, Restaurant in El Segundo:
"Challenging."
Pros: Training, making executive decisions, customer service, making a business successful.
Cons: Getting phone calls on my day off. Not being recognized for my achievements, be critiqued strongly.

General Manager, Restaurant in Des Moines:
"Learning Environment."
Pros: Customer interaction, train new people to excel.
Cons: Long hours, customer complaints/scams, hiring idiots who don't want to learn the job.

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Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2991 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$49,000

▼5%

▼16%

Skills That Affect General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2991 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 41%