Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Restaurant General Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$64,641 / yrTotal Pay
$53,470 / yrBase Pay
$11,171 / yrAdditional Pay

$64,641

 / yr
$39K$178K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Restaurant General Manager is $64,641 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,470 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $11,171 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$86,490 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Restaurant General Manager?

Some related job titles are Assistant Restaurant General Manager Salaries with median pay of $61,561, Assistant Restaurant Manager Salaries with median pay of $55,307, District Manager Salaries with median pay of $94,666, Food-and-Beverage-Manager Salaries with median pay of $68,460.

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Pizza Hut
3.4

Pizza Hut

Restaurant General Manager

$45,168

 /yr
Range: $24K - $76K

$24K

$76K

$23,555 - $75,507 Range

Taco Bell
3.4

Taco Bell

Restaurant General Manager

$53,999

 /yr
Range: $17K - $115K

$17K

$115K

$16,696 - $115,393 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Restaurant General Manager

$55,983

 /yr
Range: $28K - $90K

$28K

$90K

$27,864 - $90,342 Range

Burger King
3.4

Burger King

Restaurant General Manager

$48,839

 /yr
Range: $30K - $77K

$30K

$77K

$30,397 - $77,145 Range

Chipotle
3.4

Chipotle

Restaurant General Manager

$59,875

 /yr
Range: $46K - $79K

$46K

$79K

$46,425 - $78,940 Range

Panera Bread
3.3

Panera Bread

Restaurant General Manager

$63,590

 /yr
Range: $43K - $84K

$43K

$84K

$42,692 - $84,188 Range

KFC
3.5

KFC

Restaurant General Manager

$50,104

 /yr
Range: $30K - $72K

$30K

$72K

$29,738 - $72,251 Range

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Panda Express
3.6

Panda Express

Restaurant General Manager

$58,345

 /yr
Range: $44K - $72K

$44K

$72K

$43,880 - $71,930 Range

Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

Restaurant General Manager

$54,442

 /yr
Range: $30K - $85K

$30K

$85K

$30,480 - $85,142 Range

NPC International
3.2

NPC International

Restaurant General Manager

$47,392

 /yr
Range: $35K - $69K

$35K

$69K

$35,202 - $69,099 Range

Arby's
3.5

Arby's

Restaurant General Manager

$51,262

 /yr
Range: $30K - $69K

$30K

$69K

$30,350 - $69,180 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.4

Buffalo Wild Wings

Restaurant General Manager

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $49K - $91K

$49K

$91K

$49,391 - $90,818 Range

Applebee's
3.4

Applebee's

Restaurant General Manager

$65,702

 /yr
Range: $54K - $87K

$54K

$87K

$54,225 - $87,090 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Restaurant General Manager

$74,659

 /yr
Range: $59K - $87K

$59K

$87K

$58,931 - $87,099 Range

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
4.3

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Restaurant General Manager

$49,221

 /yr
Range: $33K - $71K

$33K

$71K

$32,847 - $70,718 Range

Five Guys Burgers & Fries
3.7

Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Restaurant General Manager

$52,642

 /yr
Range: $42K - $67K

$42K

$67K

$41,524 - $67,087 Range

Cracker Barrel
3.4

Cracker Barrel

Restaurant General Manager

$78,401

 /yr
Range: $60K - $93K

$60K

$93K

$60,335 - $92,534 Range

Carrols
3.3

Carrols

Restaurant General Manager

$54,330

 /yr
Range: $40K - $68K

$40K

$68K

$40,338 - $68,063 Range

Papa John's
3.4

Papa John's

Restaurant General Manager

$46,287

 /yr
Range: $36K - $66K

$36K

$66K

$35,765 - $66,463 Range

Domino's
3.5

Domino's

Restaurant General Manager

$44,980

 /yr
Range: $31K - $62K

$31K

$62K

$31,388 - $62,321 Range

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$20

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8 days ago by a General Manager with 7 to 9 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a General Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a General Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$504,000/yr

8 days ago by a General Manager with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a General Manager with more than 15 years of experience

$3,500

/moAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$144,000/mo

8 days ago by a General Manager with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,000/yr

8 days ago by a General Manager with 10 to 14 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a General Manager with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Restaurant General Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Restaurant General Manager is $54,699 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Restaurant General Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Restaurant General Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Restaurant General Manager in United States is $78,283 per year.

The lowest salary for a Restaurant General Manager in United States is $38,220 per year.

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