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General manager salary in United States

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

Average base salary

Average $61,475
Low $36,762
High $102,800
Profit sharing
$6,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a general manager is $61,475 per year in the United States and $6,000 profit sharing per year.85.7k salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for General Managers in United States

  1. Panda Restaurant Group
    6,257 reviews1.2k salaries reported
    $83,180per year
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Highest paying cities for General Managers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $85,819 per year
    1k salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $83,451 per year
    537 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $75,856 per year
    419 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $67,661 per year
    560 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $65,095 per year
    963 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $64,826 per year
    623 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $64,141 per year
    737 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $63,218 per year
    561 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $60,840 per year
    636 salaries reported
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Where can a General Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for General Managers

Top fields of study
Agriculture Degree
Top skills
Plant Management
Top licenses
Motorcycle License

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Fields of studySalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs4
66 jobs89
4 jobs12
14 jobs24
452 jobs6,183
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Most common benefits for General Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Bereavement leave
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Matching gift program
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 4,051 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Restaurant Manager

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Average $58,142 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a General Manager

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