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Dining Room Supervisor Salary

Pay for Dining Room Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.24 per hour. While roughly one in three report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. Female Dining Room Supervisors make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dining Room Supervisors. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,815 - $44,180
(Median)
$26K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,600
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$8.91 - $16.10
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$25,815 - $44,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
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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$20,508 - $37,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $16.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.27 - $8.46  
Overtime
$12.12 - $25.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,034  
   
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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$20,508 - $37,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Job Description for Dining Room Supervisor

Dining room supervisors are responsible for the management of dining rooms at restaurants, cafeterias, clubs, senior housing dining rooms, and other facilities. They are responsible for assuring a high standard of appearance, hospitality, service, and cleanliness. They plan, coordinate and direct activities of their dining room staff to provide professional and fine dining service to their guests or members.

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Dining Room Supervisor Tasks

  • Take meal orders, enter meal data into the dining room computer correctly, and serve food as it is ready.
  • Ensure that room is set up correctly and keep staff moving efficiently.
  • Supervise the dining room and staff.

Common Career Paths for Dining Room Supervisor


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Compensation may increase greatly for Dining Room Supervisors who advance to upper-end positions like Restaurant General Manager. Median pay for Restaurant General Managers is $45K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dining Room Supervisor

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $27K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $28K. Dining Room Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $30K. Dining Room Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

Dining Room Supervisor Reviews

What is it like working as a Dining Room Supervisor?

Dining Room Supervisor in Westfield:
"Dinning Room Supervisor In Active Adult Community."
Pros: My coworkers, my residents and the flexibility of my job.
Cons: The hiring process takes way too long. Meaning that when an employee gives me their two weeks. It will always take at least a month to replace them.

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Experience Affects Dining Room Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 34%