Average General Manager with People Management Skills Salary

$54,357
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,949
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$4,913
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Manager with People Management skills is $54,357.
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$37k - $99k
Bonus
$1k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$255 - $18k
Commission
$983 - $80k
Total Pay
$35k - $106k

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Job Description for General Manager

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.
The top respondents for the job title General Manager are from the companies McDonald's Corporation, Taco Bell Corporation and Wendy's International, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Old Navy where the average pay is $70,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include McDonald's Corporation and Taco Bell Corporation, earning around $52,495 and $45,495, respectively. Marco's Pizza, Inc. pays the lowest at around $32,950. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. and Domino's Pizza also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $40,695 and $41,500, respectively.

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Popular Skills for General Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager

An entry-level General Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,752 based on 13 salaries. An early career General Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,841 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career General Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,597 based on 213 salaries. An experienced General Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,324 based on 331 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,986.
Employees with General Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 59.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (43.4% more) and Houston, Texas (19.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 942 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
21.9%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
35.1%
Late Career
19.0%