General Manager Salary

The average salary for a General Manager in the UK is:


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EVEYTHING!!We have three shops each with a manager and 1 or 2 staff. I am based in one of these shops and then responsible for everything in the business - which is the case in a small business with few levels of management. Buying, promoting, merchandising, marketing, recruiting, arranging contracts, arranging payroll, sorting property, IT, licensing, health and safety. You name it.

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General Manager Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £39,075.

The average salary in 2009 was £44,075, based on 273 respondents (a difference of 13% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £48,985, based on 363 respondents (a difference of 11% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £46,780, based on 310 respondents (a difference of -5% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £50,558, based on 180 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a General Manager based on all salary survey responses is: £40,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for General Manager is £23.7.

Assorted General Manager Salary Information

£50,000South West26-July-21
£50,000South East9-October-19
£42,230Yorkshire and North East24-November-17
£48,500Yorkshire and North East10-March-17
£48,500Yorkshire and North East10-March-17
£48,500Yorkshire and North East10-March-17
£36,500South West6-December-15
£36,500South West6-December-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of General Manager salary data

General Manager Salary By UK Region

£38,733Yorkshire and North East
£45,320East of England
£47,992South East
£41,750South West
£45,589North West
£38,594Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a General Manager, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £35,550 for a worker in their 20s, £46,452 (30s), £54,984 (40s) and £54,984 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a General Manager is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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