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The Average Salary of a Pizza Hut General Manager

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Affiliated with Yum! Brands, Pizza Hut is one of the world's largest pizza chains with stores in the United States, Europe and Asia. General managers typically oversee individual stores, many of which are operated as franchises. They are responsible for overseeing customer relations, training and reviewing employees and making sure daily operations run smoothly. Their salaries may vary depending on the individual franchise that employs them.

Salary Range

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) does not supply salary data for individual corporations. is considered a reputable source because it obtains its salary data from verified current and former employees, According to this source, the salary range of a Pizza Hut general manager is between $35,000 and $62,000 per year.


According to, Pizza Hut general managers typically have their income supplemented with bonuses that range from $4,000 to $14,000 per year, with the average bonus being just over $8,000. Bonuses come as either cash or stock options.

Assistant Managers

According to, even the lowest-paid Pizza Hut general managers make more than $10,000 more per year than assistant managers, who earn between $8 and $12 per hour, with the average salary being $9.25 per hour. At 40 hours per week, this means that the highest-paid assistant managers make just over $23,000 per year.


Pizza Hut general managers are responsible for enforcing health codes, hiring and firing employees, completing worker schedules and ensuring the safety of the workers and customers through security measures, according to Best Job Descriptions. Though Pizza Hut general managers make relatively large salaries, they may have to work more than 40 hours per week when there are problems at the store or when workers fail to report for duty.


Miranda Morley is an educator, business consultant and owner of a copywriting/social-media management company. Her work has been featured in the "Boston Literary Magazine," "Subversify Magazine" and "American Builder's Quarterly." Morley has a B.A. in English, political science and international relations. She is completing her M.A. in rhetoric and composition from Purdue University Calumet.

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