Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salary

Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $41K annually. Women make up the majority of Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a fair number receive dental plans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,087 - $57,269

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$8.84 - $17.54

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,087 - $57,269  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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$20,338 - $50,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.84 - $17.54  
   
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: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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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Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Food Service Director, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $33K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $31K. Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers bring in $35K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $39K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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