How much does a General Manager make?

Updated Dec. 6, 2021
$74,875 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,614 salaries

$42K

Low

$75K

Average

$132K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a General Manager make? The national average salary for a General Manager is $74,875 in Canada. Filter by location to see General Manager salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,614 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by General Manager employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
General Manager$74,875 /yr
L3
General Manager III$71,172 /yr
L4
General Manager IV$71,172 /yr
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GoodLife Fitness
3.8

GoodLife Fitness

General Manager

$54,954

 /yr
Range: $46K - $72K
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$46K

$72K

$46,123 - $72,241 Range

Indigo Books & Music
3.8

Indigo Books & Music

General Manager

$69,801

 /yr
Range: $43K - $87K

$43K

$87K

$42,705 - $86,504 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

General Manager

$54,438

 /yr
Range: $41K - $76K

$41K

$76K

$40,549 - $75,991 Range

Cineplex Entertainment
3.7

Cineplex Entertainment

General Manager

$65,070

 /yr
Range: $46K - $99K

$46K

$99K

$45,982 - $99,336 Range

Fastenal
3.6

Fastenal

General Manager

$50,078

 /yr
Range: $42K - $70K

$42K

$70K

$42,269 - $69,854 Range

Staples
3.3

Staples

General Manager

$83,866

 /yr
Range: $62K - $107K

$62K

$107K

$61,548 - $107,109 Range

Boston Pizza
3.7

Boston Pizza

General Manager

$54,865

 /yr
Range: $46K - $72K

$46K

$72K

$45,991 - $72,000 Range

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Best Buy
3.7

Best Buy

General Manager

$90,437

 /yr
Range: $77K - $121K

$77K

$121K

$76,536 - $120,798 Range

Tim Hortons
3.4

Tim Hortons

General Manager

$60,549

 /yr
Range: $35K - $310K

$35K

$310K

$34,531 - $309,592 Range

CIBC
3.9

CIBC

General Manager

$100,570

 /yr
Range: $93K - $117K

$93K

$117K

$92,582 - $116,833 Range

Canadian Tire
3.7

Canadian Tire

General Manager

$94,430

 /yr
Range: $61K - $109K

$61K

$109K

$60,764 - $109,481 Range

Fitness World
2.9

Fitness World

General Manager

$46,090

 /yr
Range: $38K - $56K

$38K

$56K

$37,515 - $56,290 Range

OLG
3.3

OLG

General Manager

$136,906

 /yr
Range: $125K - $192K

$125K

$192K

$124,520 - $191,811 Range

Domino's
3.4

Domino's

General Manager

$40,475

 /yr
Range: $32K - $70K

$32K

$70K

$31,500 - $70,038 Range

Old Navy
3.5

Old Navy

General Manager

$77,354

 /yr
Range: $67K - $96K

$67K

$96K

$66,553 - $96,467 Range

Wendy's
3.3

Wendy's

General Manager

$51,076

 /yr
Range: $41K - $68K

$41K

$68K

$40,632 - $68,245 Range

Recipe Unlimited Corporation
3.8

Recipe Unlimited Corporation

General Manager

$61,420

 /yr
Range: $45K - $73K

$45K

$73K

$45,135 - $73,176 Range

The Canadian Brewhouse
3

The Canadian Brewhouse

General Manager

$92,326

 /yr
Range: $68K - $94K

$68K

$94K

$67,596 - $93,936 Range

Staples (Canada)
3.5

Staples (Canada)

General Manager

$81,411

 /yr
Range: $66K - $88K

$66K

$88K

$65,890 - $88,395 Range

Banana Republic
3.5

Banana Republic

General Manager

$85,749

 /yr
Range: $68K - $99K

$68K

$99K

$67,843 - $99,155 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a General Manager salaries

The national average salary for a General Manager is $74,875 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a General Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1614 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a General Manager employees.

The highest salary for a General Manager in Canada is $132,369 per year.

The lowest salary for a General Manager in Canada is $42,354 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$38,000
per year
A General Manager in the Toronto Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A General Manager in the Kamloops Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kamloops Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$55,650
per year
A General Manager in the Toronto Area area reported making $55,650 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
A General Manager in the Toronto Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k commissions
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$64,800
per year
A General Manager in the Toronto Area area reported making $64,800 per year
Additional Pay
$36k commissions
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$48,500
per year
A General Manager in the Toronto Area area reported making $48,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$92,000
per year
A General Manager in the Calgary Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private