Updated August 18, 2021
Average Assistant Manager Salary
$41,000 yearly
$20.11 hourly

Entry level Salary
$24,000 yearly
$24,000
10 %
$41,000
Median
$72,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$72,000
$6,000
$35
75th Percentile
$55,000
$4,583
$26
Average
$41,839
$3,487
$20
25th Percentile
$31,000
$2,583
$15
10th Percentile
$24,000
$2,000
$12

Average Assistant Manager Salary By State

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Assistant Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$46,152
$22.19
Alaska
$39,863
$19.16
Arizona
$30,791
$14.80
Arkansas
$29,466
$14.17
California
$51,304
$24.67
Colorado
$39,590
$19.03
Connecticut
$66,067
$31.76
Delaware
$51,967
$24.98
District of Columbia
$49,726
$23.91
Florida
$36,468
$17.53
Georgia
$37,602
$18.08
Hawaii
$46,530
$22.37
Idaho
$23,921
$11.50
Illinois
$36,775
$17.68
Indiana
$28,490
$13.70
Iowa
$28,520
$13.71
Kansas
$29,072
$13.98
Kentucky
$26,624
$12.80
Louisiana
$37,122
$17.85
Maine
$44,677
$21.48
Maryland
$44,310
$21.30
Massachusetts
$45,040
$21.65
Michigan
$35,228
$16.94
Minnesota
$32,923
$15.83
Mississippi
$23,670
$11.38
Missouri
$29,829
$14.34
Montana
$27,725
$13.33
Nebraska
$21,001
$10.10
Nevada
$37,148
$17.86
New Hampshire
$39,013
$18.76
New Jersey
$65,362
$31.42
New Mexico
$30,914
$14.86
New York
$64,216
$30.87
North Carolina
$38,001
$18.27
North Dakota
$32,814
$15.78
Ohio
$33,377
$16.05
Oklahoma
$30,475
$14.65
Oregon
$33,880
$16.29
Pennsylvania
$55,112
$26.50
Rhode Island
$50,053
$24.06
South Carolina
$28,430
$13.67
South Dakota
$31,070
$14.94
Tennessee
$31,881
$15.33
Texas
$44,327
$21.31
Utah
$25,013
$12.03
Vermont
$53,917
$25.92
Virginia
$43,122
$20.73
Washington
$46,957
$22.58
West Virginia
$27,265
$13.11
Wisconsin
$39,852
$19.16
Wyoming
$23,391
$11.25

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Highest Paying Cities For Assistant Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Jersey City, NJ
$66,031
$31.75
Danbury, CT
$65,870
$31.67
New York, NY
$64,185
$30.86
Philadelphia, PA
$56,041
$26.94
San Francisco, CA
$55,448
$26.66
Washington, DC
$49,744
$23.92

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How much does an Assistant Manager make?

The average assistant manager salary is $41,839 per year, or $20.11 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $72,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont provide the highest assistant manager salaries.

Average Assistant Manager Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $41,800
    $20.12
    +0.5%
    2020
    $41,600
    $20.01
    +1.1%
    2019
    $41,200
    $19.79
    +1.6%
    2018
    $40,500
    $19.48
    +0.5%
    2017
    $40,300
    $19.39
    +0.9%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Co-Manager

    Avg. salary: $108,101

    A co-manager's role is to supervise business operations and perform administrative tasks as support to a manager. One of the primary functions of a co-manager is to delegate tasks of team members and arrange schedules. They also evaluate progress, produce the necessary documentation, maintain a record of data, identify issues and opportunities, and assist in coordinating with other employees. A co-manager may also have the task of hiring and training new workforce members, enforcing policies and regulations at all times.
    215,113 Co-Manager Jobs
    Floor Manager

    Avg. salary: $48,723

    A floor manager is responsible for supervising the general operations of a specific department in an organization. Floor manager tasks include assisting customers, ensuring prompt resolution of clients' inquiries, distributing tasks to the staff, and monitoring the employees' performance. A floor manager will be in charge of checking inventories and report inadequate supplies, identifying business opportunities to increase the company's sales and profitability, developing strategic procedures to maintain customer satisfaction, and managing disputes from the customers and employees. A floor manager must have excellent leadership and communication skills to address specific concerns and process customers' requests as needed.
    374,544 Floor Manager Jobs
    Manager

    Avg. salary: $93,001

    Managers are responsible for a specific department, function, or employee group. They oversee their assigned departments and all the employees under the department. Managers are responsible that the department they are handling is functioning well. They set the department goals and the steps they must take to achieve the goals. They are also in charge of assessing the performance of their departments and their employees. Additionally, managers are responsible for interviewing prospective candidates for department vacancies and assessing their fit to the needs of the department. Managers also set the general working environment in the department, and they are expected to ensure that their employees remain motivated.
    961,682 Manager Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Co-Manager
    $108,102
    $9,008
    $51.97
    215,113
    Floor Manager
    $48,723
    $4,060
    $23.42
    374,544
    Manager
    $93,002
    $7,750
    $44.71
    961,682
    Job Openings

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    Which Companies Pay Assistant Managers The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as an assistant manager, being employed by a company such as American International Group or Standard Chartered USA would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Cinemark and Regal Cinemas also report highly competitive salaries for assistant managers.
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    Recently Added Assistant Manager Salaries

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    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
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    $43,827
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    $38,088
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    $50,088
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    Average Assistant Manager Salary by Demographic

    Assistant Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $49,420
    female-income
    Female Income
    $43,133
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$49,420
    Female$43,133
    Median Assistant Manager Income by Race
    Asian assistant managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american assistant managers have the lowest average salary at $43,581.
    $50,000
    $40,000
    $30,000
    $20,000
    $10,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$47,441
    Black or African American$43,581
    Asian$49,255
    Hispanic or Latino$46,665
    Average Assistant Manager Salary by Education Level
    Assistant managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $71,860 annually. With a Bachelors degree, assistant managers earn a median annual income of $56,840 compared to $49,420 for assistant managers with an Associate degree.
    $75,000
    $60,000
    $45,000
    $30,000
    $15,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$45,367
    Master's Degree$71,860
    Bachelor's Degree$56,840
    Some College/ Associate Degree$49,420

    Assistant Manager FAQs

    How much should an assistant manager get paid?

    An assistant manager should get paid between $42,000 - $56,000 annually, or $20-27 per hour. This can vary based on location, work history, and what type of assistant manager we are talking about.

    A Loan Processing Assistant Manager earns the highest $71,696 ($34.46) and a Fast Food Assistant Manager the lowest at $41,409 (19.95/hr). The title assistant manager typically refers to retail or the service industry, from a tire shop to a restaurant.

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