General Manager Salary

The average pay for a General Manager is $50,151 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Excel, Retail, Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements, and Team Leadership.

$31,270 - $95,454
$31K
$51K
$95K
MEDIAN: $50,779
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50%
90%

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$9.83 - $24.17
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.06
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$0$98K
Salary $31,270 - $95,454
Bonus $344 - $20,268
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,992
Commission $489 - $40,851
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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$30,422 - $98,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 853
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $9.83 - $24.17
Hourly Tips $0.34 - $4.14
Overtime $6.46 - $30.27
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $344 - $20,268
Commission $489 - $40,851
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,992
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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$30,422 - $98,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

Job Description for General Manager

The position of a general manager requires leadership qualities and the ability to oversee a business and lead a team of employees. General manager positions can vary greatly, as most places of employment require some sort of management position, but the job's main requirements are the ability to run various tasks throughout the day, motivate others, and be responsible for a team of staff.

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General Manager Tasks

  • Plan, develop and implement the operational strategies and tactics.
  • Ensure adequate management training and development to provide for management succession.
  • Direct and lead staff in developing strategies to accomplish objectives approved by ownership.
  • Plan, control, communicate and implement procedures and processes for the overall efficient operations of the business.
  • Lead and direct executive management team in the development, production, promotion of products and services.

Common Career Paths for General Manager


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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager

Pay by Experience for a General Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 250 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 260 salaries. An experienced General Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 295 salaries. A General Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 138 salaries.

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Key Stats for General Manager

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects General Manager Salaries

▲37%

▲10%

National Average
$51,000

▼7%

▼20%

Skills That Affect General Manager Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲31%

Retail
▲21%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲15%

Team Leadership
▲8%

Business Development
▲7%




National Average
$51,000


Microsoft Office
▼3%


Human Resources
▼10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

Inventory Management
▼13%

Scheduling
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 40%