District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services Salary
District Managers of Food & Facilities in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $66K per year on average but can range from $39K to $111K per year. With some bonuses approaching $25K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $21K, overall incomes of District Managers of Food & Facilities spread between $39K and $111K depending on individual performance. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geographic location, followed by the company and tenure. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — about one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. There are more male District Managers of Food & Facilities than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
District managers within the food industry may oversee the operations of several restaurants, or the manufacturing and distribution of food products for a company. These managers may come up with goals to be met by various entities within the region, and should facilitate the meeting of these goals as such. Some areas to be monitored include customer service, food safety and sanitation, and safety and ongoing training for employees.Read More...
These district managers are responsible for hiring various staff members, usually individuals who will manage a certain location. They generally oversee a budget and should use the highest-quality materials and services within it, and it's also important to ensure that all operations are running smoothly at all times. They may be called upon when improvements must be made in the processes involved or when upgrades to equipment are necessary, and they must also ensure that employees are adhering to all safety guidelines in order to minimize liability to the company.
Marketing skills are highly beneficial in this position, as district managers may be tasked with identifying new business opportunities that arise; research will also be necessary to discover potential opportunities. These district managers usually have an office, but will also oversee operations in the field, so some travel may be necessary for this position. Due to the managerial responsibilities, candidates with at least a few years of prior experience, especially supervisory experience, may be preferred by some employers. A college degree in a relevant field may also be required.
District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services Tasks
- Oversee menu planning and the purchasing of food and supplies.
- Develop and manage budget, analyze financial reports and identify trends.
- Direct and coordinate employees within district, support implementation of corporate programs.
- Enforce all safety and sanitation regulations.
Common Career Paths for District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
While District Managers of Food & Facilities do not often become VPs of Operations, the job pays $123K per year on average. Becoming a Fast Food District Operations Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that District Managers of Food & Facilities move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Fast Food District Operations Manager is $64K. Another frequent advance is for District Managers of Food & Facilities to assume an Operations Director role; in this role, workers often take home $84K.
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Popular Employer Salaries for District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
Employees of Sodexo, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $117K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $45K to $147K.
Popular Skills for District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
District Managers of Food & Facilities generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, Profit & Loss Statements, Budget Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training Management. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for District Manager, Food & Facilities Management Services
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for District Managers of Food & Facilities — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $59K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $66K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. District Managers of Food & Facilities who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $81K.