Restaurant Manager salary in California

Average salary
Based on 2,357 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Restaurant Managers make?
The average total salary for a Restaurant Manager is $49,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,357 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Restaurant Manager and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Restaurant Manager salary can vary between $19,000 to $93,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Restaurant Manager salary by location

Restaurant Manager salary by company

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Salary range**
Panda Restaurant Group, California
19 income tax records
$29K – $122K
BJ's Restaurants, California
15 income tax records
$52K – $89K
GMRI, California
43 income tax records
$46K – $91K
Lazy Dog Restaurants, California
16 income tax records
$22K – $113K
Apple American Group, California
18 income tax records
$30K – $86K
Brinker International, California
34 income tax records
$40K – $108K
In-N-Out, California
22 income tax records
$46K – $141K
Red Lobster Hospitality, California
15 income tax records
$23K – $102K
Habit Employment, California
11 income tax records
$35K – $64K
Red Robin International, California
12 income tax records
$38K – $99K
California Pizza Kitchen, California
15 income tax records
$16K – $82K
Raising Cane’s Restaurants, California
10 income tax records
$35K – $105K
Chipotle Mexican Grill, California
36 income tax records
$25K – $86K
Panera, California
13 income tax records
$31K – $67K

Restaurant Manager demographics in California

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74% are single
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26% are married
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28% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Restaurant Managers in California

2,357 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a restaurant manager in California is $49,000 per year. Restaurant manager salaries in California can vary between $19,000 to $93,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,357 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as restaurant manager.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for restaurant managers in California: Panda Restaurant Group ($68,000 a year), BJ's Restaurants ($67,500 a year), and GMRI ($66,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for restaurant managers in California: Rancho Cucamonga, CA ($66,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($63,500 a year), and Hayward, CA ($61,000 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.