Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $41K per year. There are more female Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,087 - $57,115
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,822
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$8.82 - $17.60
(Median)
$8
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,087 - $57,115  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$20,338 - $50,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $17.60  
   
Overtime
$2.07 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,338 - $50,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager

  • Conduct nutritional analysis and global menu planning.
  • Assist in managing day-to-day department operational and nutrition services.
  • Assist in the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Supervise staff and give technical direction.
  • Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager


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While not commonly seen, Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers who transition into a Food Service Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Food Service Directors is $50K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $33K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience report earning less ($31K) on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $36K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $40K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 20%
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