Assistant Manager, Fast Food Salary

Assistant Fast Food Managers in the United States take home approximately $10.04 per hour on average. Earnings generally vary between $8.30 per hour and $12.56. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $3K each, total incomes of Assistant Fast Food Managers generally range from $19K to $35K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geographic location, though the specific employer and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Although more than half lack health benefits of any kind, just over two-fifths do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women Assistant Fast Food Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$23,563 - $37,140
(Median)
$24K
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$37K
MEDIAN: $29,689
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$8.30 - $12.56
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$23,563 - $37,140  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,213  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,091  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$18,617 - $35,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 909
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.30 - $12.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.45  
Overtime
$11.67 - $18.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,213  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $3,091  
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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$18,617 - $35,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,069
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Job Description for Assistant Manager, Fast Food

An assistant manager in the fast food industry is responsible for overseeing the operation of a fast food restaurant, typically under the supervision of a general manager. Individuals in this position manage a group of line-level employees who perform such functions as preparing food, cleaning, and taking customer orders. The assistant manager must know how to perform all line-level functions, as they must ensure these tasks are successfully completed and perhaps fill in on the line.

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Assistant Manager, Fast Food Tasks

  • Balance cash receipts.
  • Be responsible for providing hygienic, safe food that meets branding, and company standards.
  • Maintain the facility, including assigning staff to clean and conduct preventative maintenance.
  • Supervise restaurant staff during shifts, including hiring, scheduling, and evaluations.
  • Place orders, assess inventory, and organize stores.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Manager, Fast Food


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Assistant Fast Food Managers often transition into Restaurant General Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Restaurant General Managers earn $46K per year. Assistant Fast Food Managers typically move into roles as Food Service General Managers or Restaurant Managers, and those positions pay $19K more and $13K more, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Manager, Fast Food


Burger King Corporation, McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., Taco Bell Corporation, Wendy's International, Inc., and McDonald's Corporation are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Assistant Fast Food Managers. Although Panera Bread Company offers the highest salaries (median pay is $35K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $25K to $37K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Taco Bell Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, and McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., where earnings of $29K, $28K, or $28K are standard for Assistant Fast Food Managers.

With a median salary of $19K, Subway Restaurant Inc provides Assistant Fast Food Managers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $25K, limiting employee salary growth. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Sonic Restaurants Inc at $20K, and Sonic Drive - In where $22K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Assistant Fast Food Managers there earn up to $30K.

Popular Skills for Assistant Manager, Fast Food


Survey results imply that Assistant Fast Food Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Hiring, Scheduling, Operations Management, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Cash Handling and Food Preparation. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Inventory Control and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Manager, Fast Food

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


Assistant Fast Food Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $25K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $27K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $29K. As Assistant Fast Food Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $30K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,778

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant Fast Food Managers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Assistant Fast Food Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+24 percent), Nashville (+18 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), and Austin (+11 percent). Las Vegas is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Workers in San Antonio and Indianapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (2 percent less and 1 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Assistant Manager, Fast Food Salaries




National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Manager, Fast Food Salaries

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Inventory Control
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People Management
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National Average
$26,000

Customer Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 369 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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