Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salary

Pay for Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers in the United States is very modest at just $39K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a little over a half lack health benefits of any kind, just under a half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than a third get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,801 - $51,151
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,597
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90%

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$9.04 - $15.25
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MEDIAN: $12.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,801 - $51,151  
   
Bonus
$491.32 - $5,950  
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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$23,042 - $49,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $15.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.58  
Overtime
$14.82 - $22.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$491.32 - $5,950  
   
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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$23,042 - $49,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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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At the upper end, Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers who move into a Restaurant General Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Restaurant General Managers is a much higher $46K per year. Becoming a Restaurant Assistant Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Restaurant Assistant Manager is $32K. Another frequent advance is for Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers to assume a Restaurant Manager role; in this role, workers often take home $39K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

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


For many Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $32K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $33K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers make a median salary of $38K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $40K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining?

Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining in Independence:
"Assistant Managing is just like General Managing."
Pros: I love my staff and how everyone works together as a team. Teamwork is crucial in the restaurant and I push my staff to work better as a team each day. As with any workplace, especially a restaurant, cleanliness is important. We work each day to keep the restaurant looking like we would want our home to look. If we see that something needs cleaned up, we clean it. We do not put off keeping the restaurant looking fresh and updated because bottom line: Our customer satisfaction is key. Without our customers, we would be nowhere. We want our customers to feel that they should dine with us because our restaurant is well taken care of by a staff that really cares.
Cons: The general manager has me complete many job tasks. I feel since I am not the general manager some of these job tasks should not be my responsibility. I feel that I am under paid because I am young and under appreciated. I love the company and respect my manager, but I wish I could get a higher wage to compensate for how much I care about this company.

Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining in Chicago:
"Stressful yet rewarding."
Pros: The hours, meeting new people every day, helping ensure guests have a great experience, flexible.
Cons: Closing late then having to open. Only 1 day off a week. Lack of care from the General Manager.

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Key Stats for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$34,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲11%

Inventory Management
▲4%

National Average
$34,000


Order Inventory
▼5%

Scheduling
▼9%

Hiring
▼9%

Food Preparation
▼22%

Customer Service
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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