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Assistant Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$55,000
$33,000
$55,000
$91,000
Assistant managers in the United States make an average salary of $55,107 per year or $26.49 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $33,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $91,000. If you like following the crowd, hospitality and retail companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, finance, and retail companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, New York, and Maine provide the highest assistant manager salaries.
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Map of Assistant Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Assistant Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Assistant Manager Salary By Location

While an assistant manager can average a salary of $55,107 per year, or $26.49 per hour, there are many opportunities for assistant managers to make more. For example, in Jersey City, NJ you might make $71,265 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Portland, ME and Philadelphia, PA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Jersey City, NJ where the average starting salary is $36,000. The highest paying states for assistant managers include New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware. Meanwhile, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Kansas offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$62,148
$62k
Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville, NC
$57,993
$58k
Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, VA
$56,495
$56k

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Average Assistant Manager Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an assistant manager, being employed by a company such as Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison or BNP Paribas would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like AT&T and iGATE Technologies also report highly competitive salaries for assistant managers.

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Assistant Manager Salary History

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    Average Assistant Manager Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, assistant manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, finance, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for assistant managers. For example, assistant managers make a whopping average salary of $59,903 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $58,882 at finance companies and $57,707 at retail companies. But assistant managers may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $48,518.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $59,903
    $60k
    Finance
    Finance
    $58,882
    $59k
    Retail
    Retail
    $57,707
    $58k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $48,518
    $49k

    Assistant Manager Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an assistant manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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