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General Management Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $108,500 $9,041 $2,086 $52
75th Percentile $61,000 $5,083 $1,173 $29
Average $55,923 $4,660 $1,075 $27
25th Percentile $36,500 $3,041 $701 $18
$20,000 - $29,999
10% of jobs
$36,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$30,000 - $39,999
24% of jobs
$40,000 - $49,999
28% of jobs
The average salary is $55,923 a year
$50,000 - $59,999
13% of jobs
$61,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$60,000 - $69,999
6% of jobs
$70,000 - $79,999
3% of jobs
$80,000 - $89,999
1% of jobs
$90,000 - $99,999
2% of jobs
$108,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$100,000 - $109,999
3% of jobs
$110,000 - $119,999
2% of jobs
$120,000 - $130,000
2% of jobs

National Average

$20,000 $55,923/year $27/hour $130,000
General Management Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Nov 25, 2020, the average annual pay for a General Management in the United States is $55,923 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $26.89 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,075/week or $4,660/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $130,000 and as low as $20,000, the majority of General Management salaries currently range between $36,500 (25th percentile) to $61,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $108,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a General Management varies greatly (by as much as $24,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the General Management job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A General Management in your area makes on average $57,247 per year, or $1,324 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $55,923. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for General Management salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for General Management jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for General Management Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a General Management job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $9,446 (15.6%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $12,005 (19.4%) above the $55,923 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active General Management job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a General Management appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 9% between San Mateo, CA and San Francisco, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a General Management role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$67,929$5,661$1,306$32.66
Berkeley, CA$65,553$5,463$1,261$31.52
Daly City, CA$65,369$5,447$1,257$31.43
Richmond, CA$63,807$5,317$1,227$30.68
Irvine, CA$63,420$5,285$1,220$30.49
Odessa, TX$62,430$5,203$1,201$30.01
Stamford, CT$62,132$5,178$1,195$29.87
Orange, CA$61,956$5,163$1,191$29.79
Bellevue, WA$61,955$5,163$1,191$29.79
San Francisco, CA$61,835$5,153$1,189$29.73

Top 5 Best Paying Related General Management Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the General Management job category that pay more per year than a typical General Management salary. Top examples of these roles include: Auto Dealership General Manager, Automotive General Manager, and Dealership General Manager.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $58,094 (68.4%) and $93,405 (91.0%) more than the average General Management salary of $55,923. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related General Management jobs may help you make more money than that of the average General Management position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Auto Dealership General Manager$149,328$12,444$2,872$71.79
Automotive General Manager$129,769$10,814$2,496$62.39
Dealership General Manager$126,765$10,564$2,438$60.94
President General Manager$120,714$10,060$2,321$58.04
RV Dealership General Manager$114,017$9,501$2,193$54.82
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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