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Restaurant Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$50,000
$39,000
$50,000
$64,000
Restaurant managers in the United States make an average salary of $50,580 per year or $24.32 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $39,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $64,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Idaho provide the highest restaurant manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Edison, NJ
$64,861
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Map of Restaurant Manager Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Restaurant Manager Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a restaurant manager is roughly $50,580 per year, which boils down to $24.32 per hour. Interestingly enough, restaurant managers have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $65,458 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $45,000. Additionally, restaurant managers make more than the average salary in Edison, NJ, Richmond, IN, Baltimore, MD, Columbus, OH, and Washington, DC. On a more broad level, restaurant manager salaries are highest in Maine, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Idaho, Indiana, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Arkansas, Nebraska, and Mississippi offer the lowest restaurant manager salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$65,458
$65k
Edison, NJ
Edison, NJ
$64,861
$65k
Richmond, IN
Richmond, IN
$57,823
$58k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$55,039
$55k
Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
$54,914
$55k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$54,839
$55k
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$54,393
$54k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$54,320
$54k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$54,002
$54k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$52,343
$52k

High Paying Restaurant Manager Jobs

Average Restaurant Manager Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a restaurant manager, working for Mercer or Legal Sea Foods might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Brio Tuscan Grille and Islands Restaurants report highly competitive salaries for restaurant managers.

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Restaurant Manager Salary History

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    $42,000
    $42,000
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    $40,000
    $40,000
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    Denver, CO
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    $35,000
    $35,000
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    Atlanta, GA
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    10/28/2020
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    $47,500
    $47,500
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    Little Rock, AR
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    10/27/2020
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    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/27/2020
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    Rocky Mount, NC
    Rocky Mount, NC
    10/27/2020
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    $50,000
    $50,000
    10/27/2020
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    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    10/27/2020
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    $50,000
    $50,000
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