Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers in the United States can expect wages of $13.61 per hour on average. Women make up a slight majority of Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers (53 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,000 - $52,148
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$30K
$43K
$52K
MEDIAN: $42,595
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$10.49 - $15.88
(Median)
$10
$14
$16
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,000 - $52,148  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,081 - $49,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $15.88  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$23,081 - $49,864  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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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Advancing into a Food Service Director role seems to be a popular career move for Assistant Health Care & Food Service Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $33K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $38K on average.

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Experience Affects Assistant Health Care/Food Service Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

National Average
$32,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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