The average salary for a General Manager in Los Angeles, California is $73,469.
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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. Depending on the employer, most general managers work indoors in an office setting doing paperwork, creati…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for General Manager
Skills in Operations Management, Team Leadership and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for General Manager
A mid-career General Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced General Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,500 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with General Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (21.1% less), Dallas, Texas (18.0% less) and Houston, Texas (17.4% less).
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