How much does a Restaurant Manager make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$50,256 /yr
Average Base Pay

8,970 salaries

$37K

Low

$50K

Average

$68K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Restaurant Manager is $50,256 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Restaurant Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8970 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Restaurant Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Restaurant Manager$50,256 /yr
L3
Restaurant Manager Supervisor$35,665 /yr
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$42,803

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$59,391

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$64,098

per year

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$42,898

per year

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Pizza Hut
3.4

Pizza Hut

Restaurant Manager

$42,701

 /yr
Range: $20K - $64K
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$20K

$64K

$19,696 - $63,891 Range

Taco Bell
3.4

Taco Bell

Restaurant Manager

$50,544

 /yr
Range: $21K - $91K

$21K

$91K

$20,681 - $90,869 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Restaurant Manager

$54,800

 /yr
Range: $25K - $70K

$25K

$70K

$25,054 - $69,818 Range

KFC
3.5

KFC

Restaurant Manager

$45,139

 /yr
Range: $25K - $71K

$25K

$71K

$24,913 - $71,293 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Restaurant Manager

$56,907

 /yr
Range: $38K - $82K

$38K

$82K

$37,692 - $82,445 Range

LongHorn Steakhouse
3.7

LongHorn Steakhouse

Restaurant Manager

$54,268

 /yr
Range: $46K - $68K

$46K

$68K

$45,755 - $68,016 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Restaurant Manager

$54,862

 /yr
Range: $33K - $75K

$33K

$75K

$32,824 - $75,238 Range

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Panda Restaurant Group
3.6

Panda Restaurant Group

Restaurant Manager

$46,926

 /yr
Range: $20K - $80K

$20K

$80K

$20,111 - $80,444 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Restaurant Manager

$56,590

 /yr
Range: $15K - $75K

$15K

$75K

$14,613 - $75,027 Range

Denny's
3.4

Denny's

Restaurant Manager

$43,941

 /yr
Range: $16K - $64K

$16K

$64K

$15,961 - $64,415 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Restaurant Manager

$50,143

 /yr
Range: $34K - $73K

$34K

$73K

$33,740 - $72,905 Range

Panda Express
3.6

Panda Express

Restaurant Manager

$50,156

 /yr
Range: $35K - $85K

$35K

$85K

$34,618 - $85,042 Range

Pilot Flying J
3.5

Pilot Flying J

Restaurant Manager

$44,737

 /yr
Range: $23K - $59K

$23K

$59K

$22,549 - $58,532 Range

Burger King
3.3

Burger King

Restaurant Manager

$41,257

 /yr
Range: $19K - $96K

$19K

$96K

$19,432 - $96,051 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.6

Outback Steakhouse

Restaurant Manager

$50,156

 /yr
Range: $37K - $73K

$37K

$73K

$37,101 - $72,937 Range

Red Robin
3.5

Red Robin

Restaurant Manager

$56,089

 /yr
Range: $20K - $69K

$20K

$69K

$20,111 - $68,527 Range

Panera Bread
3.3

Panera Bread

Restaurant Manager

$49,169

 /yr
Range: $32K - $60K

$32K

$60K

$32,454 - $60,147 Range

TGI Fridays
3.4

TGI Fridays

Restaurant Manager

$55,474

 /yr
Range: $22K - $69K

$22K

$69K

$22,490 - $68,971 Range

Cook Out
3.5

Cook Out

Restaurant Manager

$63,845

 /yr
Range: $43K - $64K

$43K

$64K

$42,816 - $63,845 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Restaurant Manager

$56,535

 /yr
Range: $27K - $73K

$27K

$73K

$27,000 - $72,509 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Restaurant Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Restaurant Manager is $50,256 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Restaurant Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8970 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Restaurant Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Restaurant Manager in United States is $68,258 per year.

The lowest salary for a Restaurant Manager in United States is $37,002 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent restaurant manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A Front of House Manager in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Restaurant Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Dunkin Donuts in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Restaurant Manager in the Salina, KS Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salina, KS Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
A Detective in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$57,831
per year
A Restaurant and Bar Manager in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $57,831 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Restaurant Manager in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$53,548
per year
A Restaurant Manager in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $53,548 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Franchise