Dining Room Supervisor Salary
|Salary||$24,057 - $47,000|
|Bonus||$192.56 - $2,682|
|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).)
|$21,481 - $39,888|
|Hourly Rate||$9.83 - $16.96|
|Hourly Tips||$0.00 - $0.36|
|Overtime||$0.51 - $25.83|
|Bonus||$192.56 - $2,682|
|Total Pay (||$21,481 - $39,888|
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.Read More...
Their activities will include ensuring adequate staff coverage, assisting guests or members with special requests, and directing efficient dining room service. They must make sure that the staff wear proper and clean uniforms at all times and have proper certification. They usually report directly to owners, food and beverage directors, or managers. They must be able to manage expenses within a budget and analyze revenues versus expenses. They usually serve as a liaison between owners and relevant government institutions, such as the department of health and food safety and department of labor. They also serve as a liaison between the dining room and kitchen staff. They must be knowledgeable in laws and regulations concerning labor and food safety issues.
Bachelor's degrees in hotel and restaurant management, hospitality management, or another relevant field are often required to work for large hotels and restaurants. They must possess supervisory experience. They must have certification from the department of health and other relevant government agencies. They must train and evaluate employees. They must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. They must be able to resolve customers' complaints concerning food, beverages, and service. They must suggest improvements and changes to management regarding menus and dining room layout.
Dining Room Supervisor Tasks
- Supervise the dining room and staff.
- Ensure that room is set up correctly and keep staff moving efficiently.
- Take meal orders, enter meal data into the dining room computer correctly, and serve food as it is ready.
Common Career Paths for Dining Room Supervisor
For Dining Room Supervisors, progressing to a Restaurant General Manager role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Restaurant General Manager can earn $46K annually. A common career progression for a Dining Room Supervisor is to become a Dining Room Manager or a Restaurant Assistant Manager. Compared to Dining Room Supervisors, the first group earns $8K more on average, and the second group earns $3K more.
Pay by Experience Level for Dining Room Supervisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $28K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Dining Room Supervisors who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $25K.
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