How much does a General Manager make?

Updated Jul 26, 2021

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$62,508 /yr
Average Base Pay

46,120 salaries

$36K

Low

$63K

Average

$108K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for General Manager is $62,508 per year in United States. Filter by location to see General Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 46120 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by General Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
General Manager$62,508 /yr
L3
General Manager III$76,724 /yr
L4
General Manager IV$88,785 /yr
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Domino's
3.5

Domino's

General Manager

$45,619

 /yr
Range: $21K - $83K
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$21K

$83K

$20,635 - $83,318 Range

Advance Auto Parts
3.3

Advance Auto Parts

General Manager

$52,473

 /yr
Range: $25K - $105K

$25K

$105K

$24,943 - $105,312 Range

Chipotle
3.4

Chipotle

General Manager

$55,908

 /yr
Range: $21K - $77K

$21K

$77K

$20,888 - $76,640 Range

Sonic
3.2

Sonic

General Manager

$54,510

 /yr
Range: $23K - $223K

$23K

$223K

$22,511 - $223,301 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

General Manager

$51,921

 /yr
Range: $18K - $153K

$18K

$153K

$18,421 - $152,571 Range

Fastenal
3.6

Fastenal

General Manager

$48,000

 /yr
Range: $10K - $563K

$10K

$563K

$9,926 - $563,414 Range

Staples
3.3

Staples

General Manager

$74,436

 /yr
Range: $48K - $108K

$48K

$108K

$47,853 - $108,305 Range

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Ulta Beauty
3.5

Ulta Beauty

General Manager

$66,286

 /yr
Range: $35K - $95K

$35K

$95K

$35,329 - $95,384 Range

Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

General Manager

$57,400

 /yr
Range: $29K - $82K

$29K

$82K

$29,133 - $81,845 Range

Panera Bread
3.3

Panera Bread

General Manager

$58,476

 /yr
Range: $30K - $80K

$30K

$80K

$30,097 - $79,888 Range

TitleMax
3.5

TitleMax

General Manager

$50,411

 /yr
Range: $6K - $324K

$6K

$324K

$5,569 - $324,093 Range

Verizon
3.9

Verizon

General Manager

$67,000

 /yr
Range: $47K - $420K

$47K

$420K

$47,264 - $419,537 Range

Jimmy John's
3.7

Jimmy John's

General Manager

$40,109

 /yr
Range: $21K - $67K

$21K

$67K

$20,909 - $67,181 Range

Aaron's
3.2

Aaron's

General Manager

$59,303

 /yr
Range: $16K - $671K

$16K

$671K

$15,631 - $671,478 Range

Petco
3.2

Petco

General Manager

$60,363

 /yr
Range: $39K - $117K

$39K

$117K

$39,499 - $117,223 Range

TMX Finance Family of Companies
4.2

TMX Finance Family of Companies

General Manager

$52,403

 /yr
Range: $27K - $107K

$27K

$107K

$26,606 - $106,808 Range

Extended Stay America
3.7

Extended Stay America

General Manager

$55,017

 /yr
Range: $21K - $81K

$21K

$81K

$21,155 - $80,873 Range

Panda Express
3.6

Panda Express

General Manager

$54,544

 /yr
Range: $34K - $101K

$34K

$101K

$33,895 - $100,705 Range

Best Buy
3.7

Best Buy

General Manager

$105,735

 /yr
Range: $12K - $991K

$12K

$991K

$12,403 - $991,019 Range

Pizza Hut
3.4

Pizza Hut

General Manager

$46,579

 /yr
Range: $24K - $312K

$24K

$312K

$23,815 - $311,697 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a General Manager salaries

The national average salary for a General Manager is $62,508 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a General Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 46120 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a General Manager employees.

The highest salary for a General Manager in United States is $108,198 per year.

The lowest salary for a General Manager in United States is $36,112 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$52,000
per year
A General Manager in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Additional Pay
$36k cash bonus
Job Highlights
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$66,000
per year
A General Manager in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$78,000
per year
A General Manager in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$72,000
per year
A General Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$225,000
per year
A General Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $225,000 per year
Additional Pay
$150k cash bonus
$50k stock bonus
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A General Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A General Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$200k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A General Manager in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$47,000
per year
A Restaurant General Manager in the Eugene, OR Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Eugene, OR Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public