How much do General-managers earn in the United States?

Yearly Salary


The average salary for a general-manager is $41,245


National Average


8,201 salaries reported. Updated 10 November 2021

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How much does a General-manager make?

In the United States, the average pay for a general-manager as of January 2022 is approximately $50,000 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $25.64 per hour and $4,167 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing General-manager salaries

DirectlyApply has seen general-manager salaries ranging from a high of $75,000 per year to a low of $24,863 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of general-managers currently sit between $38,000 per year and $62,500 per year.

To be considered a top earning general-manager you would be expected to be making in excess of $75,000 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $38,000 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an general-manager can vary significantly (by as much as $37,000 per year) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

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