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Dining Room Supervisor Salary

Dining Room Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $12.47 per hour. Earnings sit near $9.30 per hour on the lower side but can approach $16.56 on the higher side. Some workers in this field — around one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by a little more than half. Work is enjoyable for Dining Room Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Dining Room Supervisors survey respondents are women (71 percent). The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$24,950 - $44,494
(Median)
$25K
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$44K
MEDIAN: $29,694
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$9.30 - $16.56
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,950 - $44,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,317  
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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$21,185 - $37,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $16.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $8.37  
Overtime
$12.33 - $26.00  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,317  
   
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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$21,185 - $37,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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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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Dining Room Supervisors may progress into high-paying roles like Restaurant General Manager, where median compensation is $46K annually.

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $27K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $28K on average. Dining Room Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $30K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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 26 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%
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