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Dining Room Supervisor Salary

Dining Room Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $12.47 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $9.34 per hour on the lower end to $16.50 on the higher end. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by a little over a half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Dining Room Supervisors making up 71 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dining Room Supervisors. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$24,950 - $44,494
(Median)
$25K
$30K
$44K
MEDIAN: $29,512
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$9.34 - $16.50
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
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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$21,219 - $37,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.34 - $16.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63 - $8.37  
Overtime
$12.37 - $25.83  
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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$21,219 - $37,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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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 who transition into a Restaurant General Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $46K 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $27K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $28K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

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
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 32%