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.
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.
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.
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.