General manager

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

Average base salary
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31.6k salaries reported, updated at Jul 04, 2020
$57,850
per year
The average salary for a general manager is $57,850 per year in the United States, $10,000 cash bonus per year, $17,750 commission per year and $7,500 profit sharing per year.
Additional compensation
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Cash bonus
$10,000
per year
Commission
$17,750
per year
Profit sharing
$7,500
per year
Most common benefits
  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Field of study categories:
Top field of study
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Agriculture Degree
+87.18%
4 jobs
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Engineering Degree
+83.10%
66 jobs
89Company icon
Supply Chain Management Degree
+55.02%
4 jobs
12Company icon
Logistics Degree
+50.72%
14 jobs
24Company icon
Business Degree
+13.95%
452 jobs
6,183Company icon
Top skill
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Plant Management
+97.55%
17Company icon
Warehouse Distribution Experience
+48.62%
26Company icon
Logistics
+35.77%
46Company icon
Fleet Management
+47.51%
3Company icon
Supply Chain Experience
+48.89%
14Company icon
License categories:
Top license
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Motorcycle License
+85.97%
2 jobs
2Company icon
Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training
+59.21%
2 jobs
2Company icon
Certification categories:
Top certification
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Six Sigma Certification
+81.84%
6Company icon
CMCA
+34.29%
17Company icon
Certified Scrum Master
+34.41%
17Company icon

Most common benefits for General Managers

  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Retirement plan

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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