Cafe Manager Salary

The average salary for a Cafe Manager is $34,925 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$24,593 - $51,227
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MEDIAN: $34,731
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$9.77 - $17.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,593 - $51,227  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$22,756 - $48,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $17.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $5.39  
Overtime
$12.67 - $26.82  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,637  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$22,756 - $48,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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Job Description for Cafe Manager

A cafe manager is the person who is ultimately responsible for all of the operations at a cafe. As the final line of authority of the location, the manager plans, directs, and coordinates the cafe's operations. This includes scheduling employee hours, delegating tasks to staff, overseeing staff performance, and making any necessary corrections or reprimands to employee activity. The cafe manager is also responsible for ensuring that customers are treated in a pleasant and respectful manner, and deals with any customer issues or complaints in which a manager is requested by the employee or customer. They are also responsible for the health and sanitary conditions of the cafe; it is essential to ensure the cafe is clean at all times and in compliance with state and federal sanitation and food-handling regulations.

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Cafe Manager Tasks

  • Manage employees engaged in serving customers, taking orders, and preparing food and drink.
  • Ensure that company safety standards are met and that all food and drink is prepared according to all federal and local health regulations.
  • Manage day-to-day café operations, ensuring adequate stock of food and drink supplies, the premises are clean and presentable, and that customers are served in a timely fashion.
  • Provide ongoing training and coaching to staff on company guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and assign employees to specific duties in the café.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cafe Manager

Pay by Experience for a Cafe Manager has a neutral trend. An entry-level Cafe Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cafe Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Cafe Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 76 salaries. A Cafe Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,861

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Cafe Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cafe Manager?

Cafe Manager in Seattle:
Pros: Everything :) customer service and making coffee is profoundly rewarding, especially when the product is really high quality.
Cons: When times get hard, customers get difficult, when it gets so busy and staff loses flow. Usually doesn't happen, but when it does, it's hard getting everyone aligned again.

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Key Stats for Cafe Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Cafe Manager Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Cafe Manager Salaries

▲4%


National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Order Inventory
▼1%

Food Preparation
▼1%

Hiring
▼11%

People Management
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 56%
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