General Manager, Restaurant with Operations Management Skills Salary

A little over a half of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $32K to $73K per year, and the average comes out to $48K per year. Cash earnings of Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills — including $13K in bonuses, $15K in profit sharing proceeds, and $15K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $32K to approximately $73K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and slightly less than half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,374 - $67,752
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$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,446
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$10.08 - $19.39
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$0$73K
Salary $33,374 - $67,752
Bonus $401.67 - $12,820
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,272
Commission $0.00 - $14,544
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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$32,408 - $73,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,847
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.08 - $19.39
Hourly Tips $0.19 - $6.54
Overtime $13.27 - $28.86
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $401.67 - $12,820
Commission $0.00 - $14,544
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,272
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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$32,408 - $73,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 309

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Popular Employer Salaries for General Manager, Restaurant


Wendy's International, Inc., McDonald's Corporation, Domino's Pizza, Burger King Corporation, and Taco Bell Corporation are top-notch employers for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills in this area. Although salaries only range from $51K to just $75K, Ruby Tuesday, Inc. still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $64K. Other big spenders include Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., top-paying firms where Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills see paychecks nearing $60K, $59K, or $49K.

With a reported median salary of only $34K, Subway Restaurant Inc easily takes the cake for lowest-paying firm in town; earnings are just about half of the top paying company's median. Other low-paying employers include Papa John's Pizza at $35K and Domino's Pizza at $38K, though some Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills there earn up to $60K.

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 $43,000 based on 914 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 $47,000 based on 991 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 $53,000 based on 1,249 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 $55,000 based on 595 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,439

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills, 37 percent higher than the national average. Restaurant General Managers with Operations Management skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+35 percent), Miami (+20 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Workers in Charlotte and Columbus earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for General Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 836 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$49,000

▼5%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 836 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 38%
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