Average Entry-Level General Manager Salary

$40,865
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,096
Bonus
$8,000
Commission
$1,011
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager is $40,865.
10%
$28k
MEDIAN
$41k
90%
$69k
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Salary
$28k - $69k
Bonus
$493 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$968 - $15k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$28k - $70k

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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.

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Popular Skills for General Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager

An early career General Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,723 based on 423 salaries. A mid-career General Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,967 based on 431 salaries. An experienced General Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,993 based on 632 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,528.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,885 survey responses.
Early Career
22.4%
Mid Career
22.9%
Experienced
33.5%
Late Career
21.2%