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General Manager (GM) Salary

How much does a General Manager (GM) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for General Manager (GM)

$298,054 (USD)/yr

$143 (USD)/hr

$117,851 (USD)/yr

$293,090 (USD)/yr

$141 (USD)/hr

$117,851 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Heads, plans, oversees, and coordinates the entire operation of an organization toward the achievement of established policies, goals, and operating objectives. Collaborates in the planning and formulation of organization policies and practices. Oversees the design, operation, and improvement of the system that creates and delivers the organization's products or services. Oversees and adjusts organization's processes and operations as necessary to ensure efficient and effective execution of policies and procedures. This position is nearly always the second highest paid position in the organization.
The average general manager (gm) salary in United States is $298,054 or an equivalent hourly rate of $143. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $117,851. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$185,872 (USD)

$482,721 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$345,526 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for General Manager (GM) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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