General salary in the United States

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The average total salary for a General is $27,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,683 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as General and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. General salary can vary between $16,000 to $60,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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General demographics in United States

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83% are single
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17% are married
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37% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Generals in United States

1,683 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a general in the United States is $27,000 per year. General salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $60,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,683 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as general.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for generals in the United States: Philadelphia Metro Area, PA ($42,000 a year), Louisville Metro Area, KY ($35,500 a year), and Grand Rapids Metro Area, MI ($33,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.