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Dining Room Manager Salary

Dining Room Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K annually on average. Earnings generally vary between $25K and $51K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by just over a half. More than half of Dining Room Managers (61 percent) survey participants are women. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$28,776 - $51,281
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MEDIAN: $39,961
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$9.41 - $18.41
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,776 - $51,281  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
Commission
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$25,036 - $51,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.41 - $18.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.82 - $10.86  
Overtime
$12.11 - $27.18  
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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $8,000  
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).
)
$25,036 - $51,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
United States (change)

Job Description for Dining Room Manager

  • Hire, train, and supervise front of house staff, enforce dining room policies.
  • Oversee customer service, making sure customers are greeted, their orders taken, and receive proper service.
  • Facilitate communication between the dining area and the kitchen.
  • Take reservations and plans dining room layout to accommodate predicted numbers of guests.
  • Deal with customer complaints about food and service.

Common Career Paths for Dining Room Manager


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Dining Room Managers may enjoy an increase in earnings if they become Restaurant General Managers. On average, top-notch roles like Restaurant General Manager will offer $45K annually.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dining Room Manager

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $35K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. Dining Room Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $43K.

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Experience Affects Dining Room Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 31%