Cafeteria Manager Salary

Cafeteria Managers in the United States can expect wages of $13.06 per hour on average. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly two in five lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and more than a third have dental, too. The vast majority of Cafeteria Managers (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most Cafeteria Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$14,968 - $41,123
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$41K
MEDIAN: $24,614
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$10.03 - $18.91
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$0$41K
Salary $14,968 - $41,123
Bonus $750
Commission $3,250
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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$17,129 - $40,985
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 150
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.03 - $18.91
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $0.40
Overtime $1.80 - $27.34
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $750
Commission $3,250
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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$17,129 - $40,985
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Cafeteria Manager

Cafeteria managers typically oversee the provision of food at institutions such as schools and hospitals; sometimes, large companies also have cafeterias for employees and require someone to manage cafeteria operations. The cafeteria manager supervises all cafeteria personnel, as well as food preparation and handling practices. They may oversee menu creation, purchasing, and planning as well.

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Cafeteria Manager Tasks

  • Manage food production, service, sanitation and staffing needs for cafeteria.
  • Ensure kitchen and eating area meet sanitation requirements.
  • Maintain food and customer service quality.
  • Track and order cafeteria products and supplies.

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Popular Skills for Cafeteria Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Production Management, Order Inventory, Inventory Management, and Food Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include People Management. Those familiar with Inventory Management also tend to know Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Cafeteria Manager

Pay by Experience for a Cafeteria Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Cafeteria Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cafeteria Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Cafeteria Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 109 salaries. A Cafeteria Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 50 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cafeteria Manager

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Cafeteria Manager Salaries

▲25%

▲4%

National Average
$26,000

▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Cafeteria Manager Salaries

Production Management
▲12%



National Average
$26,000



Operations Management
▼2%

People Management
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 39%
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