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 $40K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, a little more than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than two-fifths and dental insurance is reported by more than a third. Women make up a slight majority of Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,478 - $54,059
$29K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,563
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$9.73 - $15.88
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$0$54K
Salary $29,478 - $54,059
Bonus $3.30 - $4,955
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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$23,515 - $52,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.73 - $15.88
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.69
Overtime $14.79 - $22.44
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $3.30 - $4,955
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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$23,515 - $52,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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 may progress into high-paying roles like Restaurant General Manager, where median compensation is $46K annually. Given that the median pay is $32K, it may be surprising to find that a Restaurant Assistant Manager is the most common role for Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Restaurant Manager role — which pays $39K — is also typical for Casual Dining Assistant Restaurant Managers, though less common by comparison.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 39 salaries. An Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries.

Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Reviews

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
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$36,000

▼9%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Assistant Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲7%

Inventory Management
▼0%

National Average
$36,000



Scheduling
▼13%

Hiring
▼13%

Food Preparation
▼25%

Customer Service
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 54%
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