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Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salary

Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $41K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers. The majority of Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers (63 percent) who took the survey are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,119 - $57,031
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,997
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90%

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$8.79 - $17.05
(Median)
$8
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,119 - $57,031  
   
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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$20,290 - $51,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $17.05  
   
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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$20,290 - $51,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers sometimes become Food Service Directors, where the average income 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $32K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $31K. On average, Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers make $37K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $43K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 21%
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