General Manager salary in United States

How much does a General Manager make in the United States?

45.5k salaries reported, updated at November 27, 2021
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The average salary for a general manager is $54,756 per year in the United States, $10,000 cash bonus per year, $17,750 commission per year and $7,500 profit sharing per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Adoption assistance
  • Matching gift program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Flexible schedule
  • AD&D insurance
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Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training
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Most common benefits for General Managers

  • Adoption assistance
  • Matching gift program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Flexible schedule
  • AD&D insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
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64% of General managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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