GENERAL MANAGER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$141,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Fazoli's
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.9 years
How much does a general manager make?
The national average salary for a General Manager in the U.S. is $80,232 annually or $38.57 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $45,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $141,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for General Managers are Hospitality companies and Retail companies. Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Connecticut, and New Jersey have the highest paying General Manager jobs. The typical employment for a General Manager is 4.9 years.

Average General Manager Salary By Company

General Managers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most General Manager jobs are in Hospitality companies and Hospitality companies. Fazoli's and NBCUniversal are the best paying companies for General Managers. Companies like Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Microsoft also pay high salaries to their General Managers.

Average General Manager Salary By Location

Across America, General Managers make on average $80,232 annually or $38.57 hourly. Working in Seattle, WA as a General Manager will pay you the highest wages at around $100,474 per year. Not only that, Seattle, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $56,000. Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Connecticut, and New Jersey are the top 5 highest earning states for General Managers. On the other hand, Arkansas, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia report the lowest wages for General Managers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$100,474
2
Portland, OR
$93,212
3
San Francisco, CA
$91,274
4
New York, NY
$82,380
5
Las Vegas, NV
$81,209

Average General Manager Salary By Industry

Wages for General Managers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Retail companies, Manufacturing companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for General Managers. Salaries for General Managers in Retail companies average $82,227 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Hospitality companies pay $80,874 and $80,029, respectively. The types of companies that pay General Managers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $74,468.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$82,227
2
Manufacturing
$80,874
3
Hospitality
$80,029
4
Professional
$74,468

RECENTLY ADDED General Manager SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Oberweis Dairy
General Manager
10/31/2019
$50,000
Two Maids & A Mop
General Manager
Austin, TX
10/31/2019
$37,500
Ciocca Dealerships
General Manager
10/31/2019
$300,000
Jack's Restaurant & Bar
General Manager
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$95,000
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
General Manager
Denver, CO
10/31/2019
$65,000
Stoney Brook Landscaping and Masonry
General Manager
10/31/2019
$50,000
General Manager
Miami, FL
10/31/2019
$75,000
David's Burgers
General Manager
10/31/2019
$60,000
Bear River Lodge
General Manager
10/31/2019
$50,000
Vena's Fizz House
General Manager
10/31/2019
$48,000
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