Updated August 22, 2022

Average Assistant Manager Salary

$39,127yearly

$18.81 hourly

Entry level Salary
$23,000 yearly
$23,000
10 %
$39,127
Median
$64,000
90 %

How much does an Assistant Manager make?

Assistant managers make $39,127 per year on average, or $18.81 per hour, in the United States. Assistant managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $64,000.

Location impacts how much an assistant manager can expect to make. Assistant managers make the most in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

Highest Paying States For Assistant Managers

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

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Assistant Manager average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1New York$64,135$30.837,154
2Pennsylvania$51,517$24.776,396
3New Jersey$68,399$32.883,728
4North Carolina$39,104$18.806,437
5Connecticut$64,228$30.881,443
6Virginia$47,170$22.684,949
7Delaware$51,196$24.61582
8Texas$39,142$18.8212,437
9Ohio$37,259$17.916,686
10Maryland$48,886$23.503,163
11California$45,918$22.0814,672
12District of Columbia$59,778$28.74440
13Alabama$36,980$17.782,783
14Michigan$36,167$17.394,979
15Louisiana$36,294$17.452,087
16Oklahoma$36,165$17.391,955
17Massachusetts$46,200$22.213,566
18Rhode Island$44,514$21.40467
19Indiana$34,740$16.704,008
20Wisconsin$35,444$17.043,342
21Tennessee$33,606$16.163,904
22Colorado$38,769$18.642,934
23Illinois$35,842$17.236,279
24Georgia$35,064$16.866,139
25South Carolina$32,482$15.623,142
26New Mexico$34,349$16.51985
27South Dakota$35,620$17.13421
28Arizona$34,778$16.722,897
29Florida$34,863$16.769,044
30New Hampshire$36,588$17.59791
31West Virginia$31,971$15.37975
32Maine$34,381$16.53659
33Nevada$34,478$16.58965
34Mississippi$29,999$14.421,451
35Washington$35,487$17.063,046
36Minnesota$31,871$15.323,610
37Kentucky$29,142$14.012,569
38Kansas$30,714$14.771,738
39Hawaii$35,674$17.15344
40Missouri$29,550$14.213,837
41Wyoming$29,347$14.11343
42Nebraska$31,053$14.93963
43Arkansas$27,633$13.291,714
44Oregon$31,763$15.271,840
45Montana$28,489$13.70576
46Iowa$29,017$13.951,882
47Alaska$29,488$14.18272
48North Dakota$28,344$13.63413
49Utah$27,148$13.051,604
50Vermont$30,850$14.83229
51Idaho$25,690$12.35652

Highest Paying Cities For Assistant Managers

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1New York, NY$64,673$31.09
2Washington, DC$59,772$28.74
3Philadelphia, PA$52,556$25.27
4Arlington, VA$49,451$23.77
5Baltimore, MD$49,349$23.73
6San Jose, CA$46,624$22.42
7Boston, MA$45,847$22.04
8San Antonio, TX$40,243$19.35
9Jacksonville, NC$40,064$19.26
10Colorado Springs, CO$39,137$18.82
11Columbus, OH$36,523$17.56
12Baton Rouge, LA$36,461$17.53
13Oklahoma City, OK$36,292$17.45
14Chicago, IL$36,055$17.33
15Seattle, WA$35,492$17.06

Here Are The Five Most In Demand Cities Right Now:

  1. New York, NY
  2. Washington, DC
  3. Philadelphia, PA
  4. Arlington, VA
  5. Baltimore, MD

Assistant Manager Salary Details

Average Assistant Manager Salary Graph
Average Assistant Manager Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Assistant Manager's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$64,000$5,333$31
75th Percentile$50,000$4,167$24
Average$39,127$3,261$19
25th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
10th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Co-Manager$64,962$5,413$31.23258,234
Floor Manager$43,813$3,651$21.06442,213
Manager$58,651$4,888$28.201,236,194

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Dollar General Jobs (11,111)
  2. Family Dollar Jobs (16,719)
  3. Walmart Jobs (12,323)
  4. Rent-A-Center Jobs (2,902)
  5. Circle K Jobs (2,999)

Which Companies Pay Assistant Managers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison are the highest paying companies for assistant managers.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1Simpson Thacher & Bartlett$113,427$54.535
2Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison$107,599$51.73
3Pandora$98,193$47.2191
4General Motors$92,943$44.687
5Synechron$91,955$44.211
6CitiusTech$88,912$42.75
7InfosysPublicService$88,484$42.546
8Persistent Systems$88,342$42.47
9Lloyds Bank$88,160$42.38
10Majesco$87,931$42.27
11Forever 21$87,637$42.13166
12Opera Colorado$87,518$42.08
13Kao Brands$86,694$41.68
14EXL$86,366$41.5212
15Genpact$85,710$41.21
16Deloitte$85,491$41.10753
17HarbourVest$85,362$41.041
18First Republic Bank$84,963$40.854
19Turner & Townsend$84,437$40.59
20Terracotta$83,886$40.331

How Much Do Assistant Managers Make In Different Industries?

Assistant manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the finance, manufacturing, and retail industries tend to offer much higher salaries for assistant managers. For example, assistant managers make a whopping average salary of $44,622 while working in the finance industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $38,622 in the manufacturing industry and $35,756 in the retail industry.

Assistant managers may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $33,052.

Highest Paying Industries For Assistant Managers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Finance$44,622$21.45
2Manufacturing$38,622$18.57
3Retail$35,756$17.19
4Hospitality$33,052$15.89

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Assistant Manager Salary Trends

The salary for an assistant manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. An accountant with 0-2 years of experience earns an average salary of $16,116, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $39,127 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $45,130. 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.

Assistant Manager Salary By Experience Level

Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
Entry Level$16,100$7.75
Mid Level$24,900$11.97
Senior Level$45,100$21.70

Average Assistant Manager Salary Over Time

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

    Assistant Manager Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$39,100$18.81+2.8%
    2021$38,000$18.29-0.1%
    2020$38,100$18.32+0.5%
    2019$37,900$18.22+1.1%
    2018$37,500$18.02+1.6%

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    Assistant Manager Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Assistant Managers The Most?

    New Jersey pays Assistant Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $68,399 per year, or $32.88 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As An Assistant Manager?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Assistant Manager if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Connecticut you should be paid close to $64,228 per year.

    What Type Of Assistant Manager Gets Paid The Most?

    Second Assistant Manager gets paid the most. Second Assistant Manager made a median salary of $67,965. The best-paid 10 percent make $87,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $52,000.

    What Is A Good Starting Salary For An Assistant Manager?

    A good starting salary for an assistant manager is $27,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for an assistant manager in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for assistant managers is $44,724, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for an assistant manager can vary by state.

    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.

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