What does a Center Manager do?

Center managers serve in a leadership role overseeing the daily operations of a facility or business location. They are accountable for enforcing health and safety guidelines and ensure the staff and facility are in compliance with all applicable local codes and federal or industry regulations. They often take a lead role in recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising personnel. Their position also includes budget management and other financial duties. Their responsibilities may also involve meeting sales, revenue, or enrollment quotas.

Center managers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a business field, along with experience at the supervisory level. These positions require strong leadership skills, and the ability to oversee many details related to all aspects of the operation. Managers must be comfortable with budget reconciliation and other accounting duties.

Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience0-1 year

Center Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$51,600 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $52K
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Center Manager Career Path

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Advance AmericaAdvance America
Center Manager
Feb 6, 2021

“After 5 years its 3 weeks paid vacation plus sick days and 5 floating holidays.”

Riddle & BloomRiddle & Bloom
Amazon Prime Student Campus Manager
Jul 24, 2020

“The pay was great which motivates you to do well every time you host an event at school”

Arrow ExterminatorsArrow Exterminators
Service Center Manager
Jul 2, 2019

“In my position there may be long hours but that really doesn't matter because I love what I do.”

Arena AnimationArena Animation
Center Manager
Nov 21, 2019

“It was good and new learning”

Assistant Center Director
Jan 28, 2021

“Absolutely positive working environment I honestly hated having to quit because this was by far one of my favorite places to work.”

Center Manager
Apr 29, 2021

“It's such a fun and rewarding work environment.”

C2 EducationC2 Education
Center Director
Jun 2, 2021

“I've been able to balance it with my life and there are decent benefit.”

NY Kids ClubNY Kids Club
Assistant Center Director
Jul 24, 2019

“It is truly a special place to work and I feel lucky to be a part of it.”

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