Updated August 22, 2022

Average Manager Salary

$58,651yearly

$28.20 hourly

Entry level Salary
$37,000 yearly
$37,000
10 %
$58,651
Median
$92,000
90 %

How much does a Manager make?

Managers make $58,651 per year on average, or $28.2 per hour, in the United States. Managers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $92,000.

Location impacts how much a manager can expect to make. Managers make the most in New Jersey, Connecticut, Hawaii, New York, and California.

Highest Paying States For Managers

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

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Average Salary:

Manager average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1New Jersey$98,845$47.5214,725
2New York$93,313$44.8626,204
3California$90,017$43.2864,658
4District of Columbia$90,789$43.654,077
5Washington$84,552$40.6516,351
6Connecticut$94,909$45.635,724
7Oregon$75,747$36.427,776
8Massachusetts$74,160$35.6517,327
9Hawaii$94,282$45.331,359
10Pennsylvania$75,622$36.3618,521
11Delaware$75,107$36.112,028
12Virginia$72,711$34.9616,515
13Maryland$73,499$35.3411,042
14Nevada$69,010$33.183,553
15Colorado$70,708$33.9910,116
16Illinois$62,615$30.1023,257
17North Carolina$59,920$28.8119,163
18Rhode Island$68,328$32.851,951
19Ohio$60,506$29.0917,620
20Wisconsin$64,293$30.918,884
21Michigan$60,798$29.2313,189
22Texas$59,003$28.3736,498
23South Dakota$65,638$31.561,030
24Alaska$69,121$33.231,082
25Arizona$59,714$28.7110,083
26Montana$58,878$28.312,018
27Minnesota$60,393$29.0411,055
28New Hampshire$61,330$29.492,726
29Indiana$57,538$27.6610,978
30Utah$55,354$26.615,703
31Maine$60,756$29.211,773
32Oklahoma$57,295$27.554,514
33New Mexico$58,210$27.992,873
34Wyoming$56,055$26.95954
35Louisiana$52,989$25.485,629
36Georgia$51,702$24.8619,071
37Idaho$56,987$27.402,390
38North Dakota$55,614$26.741,277
39Alabama$54,506$26.206,887
40Florida$50,119$24.1027,813
41Nebraska$54,046$25.983,011
42Kentucky$45,691$21.976,509
43Kansas$50,972$24.514,824
44Tennessee$50,854$24.459,240
45West Virginia$50,649$24.352,300
46Vermont$53,786$25.861,041
47Mississippi$44,150$21.233,717
48Missouri$47,992$23.0710,031
49Iowa$50,738$24.395,054
50South Carolina$48,369$23.257,072
51Arkansas$42,727$20.544,426

Manager Salary Details

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

What is a Manager's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$92,000$7,667$44
75th Percentile$74,000$6,167$36
Average$58,651$4,888$28
25th Percentile$46,000$3,833$22
10th Percentile$37,000$3,083$18

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
General Manager Of Operations$89,522$7,460$43.04382,581
Operations Support Manager$79,730$6,644$38.33376,894
Regional Operation Manager$78,588$6,549$37.78346,480
Branch Operations Manager$55,450$4,621$26.66354,841
Retail Operation Manager$76,518$6,377$36.79408,776
Regional General Manager$78,641$6,553$37.81362,072

How Much Do Managers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a manager salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The finance industry pays managers an average salary of $71,781

  2. The professional industry pay $71,060

  3. The lowest paying industry for managers is the hospitality industry. Managers in this industry earn an average salary of $53,022

Highest Paying Industries For Managers

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Finance$71,781$34.51
2Professional$71,060$34.16
3Retail$55,060$26.47
4Manufacturing$54,905$26.40
5Hospitality$53,022$25.49

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Manager Salary Trends

The salary for a 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 $24,158, a mid-career professional with 3-6 years of experience makes $58,651 a year on average, and a senior level accountant with 7-12 years of experience enjoys an average annual salary of $67,650. 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.

Manager Salary By Experience Level

Experience LevelAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
Entry Level$24,200$11.61
Mid Level$37,300$17.94
Senior Level$67,700$32.52

Average Manager Salary Over Time

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

    Manager Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$58,700$28.20+2.8%
    2021$57,000$27.42-0.1%
    2020$57,100$27.46+0.5%
    2019$56,800$27.32+1.1%
    2018$56,200$27.02+1.6%

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Anheuser-Busch InbevATO Manager-NA ZoneSaint Louis, MO04/12/2022$100,000
    Ernst Young U.S. LLPCGP (Cyber Security-Caas-IAM-(Manager)Dallas, TX10/07/2019$121,000
    Masonite CorporationManager-NA PayrollTampa, FL01/18/2018$100,000

    Manager Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Managers The Most?

    New Jersey pays Managers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $98,845 per year, or $47.52 per hour.

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

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a 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 $94,909 per year.

    What Type Of Manager Gets Paid The Most?

    District Manager gets paid the most. District Manager made a median salary of $96,909. The best-paid 10 percent make $120,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $77,000.

    What Is A Good Starting Salary For A Manager?

    A good starting salary for a manager is $53,000 in the United States. That puts you in the 10th percentile of annual income for a manager in the U.S., which is about what you would expect if you were new to the field. The average salary for managers is $72,441, but that normally requires some level of experience to achieve. Furthermore, a good starting salary for a manager can vary by state.

    What Is A Good Salary For A Manager?

    A good salary for a manager is $70,000 per year or more. Depending on the industry, management roles can earn salaries as low as $40,000 per year and as high as $150,000 per year.

    Because the responsibilities and qualifications of a manager are so different from one industry to another, it is difficult to predict the general expected salary of a manager.

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