Average General Manager, Restaurant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$54,110
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Manager, Restaurant in Chicago, Illinois is $54,110.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$76k
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Salary
$39k - $76k
Bonus
$997 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$37k - $82k

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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.

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Popular Skills for General Manager, Restaurant

Skills in Operations Management, People Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Restaurant

An early career General Manager, Restaurant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,342 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Restaurant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,350 based on 44 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Restaurant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,555 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,655.
Employees with General Manager, Restaurant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.2% less), Houston, Texas (7.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 193 survey responses.
Early Career
29.0%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
31.6%
Late Career
16.6%