General Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$78,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$140,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
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 $78,934 annually or $37.95 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $140,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for General Managers are Hospitality companies and Retail companies. California, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii, 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 Location

General Managers in the US makes an average salary of $78,934 per year or $37.95 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest General Manager salaries at $142,949 per year. Even as an entry-level General Manager, you will make $63,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. California, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. Maine, Alaska, Kentucky, Vermont, and Arkansas are the lowest earners.

Map of General Manager Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average General Manager Salary By Company

There is good job security in General Manager positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Hospitality companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for General Managers are Microsoft and Apple. Also, companies like Adobe and Google pay their General Managers very well.
Company
Average Salary
$223,207
$223k
$219,044
$219k
$207,175
$207k
$205,589
$206k
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$187,281
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$180,680
$181k

General Manager Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

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$30,000
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$38,000
$38,000
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$45,000
$45,000
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$150,000
$150,000
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$50,000
$50,000
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$47,000
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$29,218
$29,218
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04/22/2020
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$75,000
$75,000
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04/22/2020
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$33,392
$33,392