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Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $37K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly more than half. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Women Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$27,119 - $48,268
(Median)
$27K
$37K
$48K
MEDIAN: $37,302
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90%

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$8.21 - $15.47
(Median)
$8
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,119 - $48,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,071  
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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$22,327 - $48,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $15.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $11.19  
Overtime
$12.00 - $23.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,071  
   
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).
)
$22,327 - $48,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

The assistant restaurant manger is a position that requires the ability to manage and operate the full front of house team. The assistant manager must perform during the high paced atmosphere of food service and also manage the before and after operations. Flexibility is important and this person must be prepared to work different shifts and irregular hours when needed. The assistant manager is expected to be able to work a shift with very little notice. The ability to manage employees is required for this position and includes reporting problems to the manager. It also includes directing employees during and after service should they encounter issues.

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Common Career Paths for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining


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Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers who advance into the role of a Restaurant General Manager are fairly uncommon. Restaurant General Managers on average earn $45K per year. Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers go on to become Restaurant Assistant Managers more often than anything even though typical pay for the role is $32K. Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers who move into a Restaurant Manager role, another well-traveled path for those in this field, tend to find salaries of $39K.

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Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Order Inventory, Job Scheduling, Operations Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

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


For Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $32K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $42K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 9%

Job Scheduling
up arrow 7%

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Inventory Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 36%