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District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salary

The majority of Fast Food District Operations Managers in the United States — around three in five — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $43K to $90K per year, and the median is $60K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $20K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Fast Food District Operations Managers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $90K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the particular firm, though geography and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Fast Food District Operations Managers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Most Fast Food District Operations Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. While close to one-fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well.

$40,568 - $78,215
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$78K
MEDIAN: $59,578
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90%

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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,568 - $78,215  
   
Bonus
$1,001 - $19,858  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,500  
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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$43,242 - $90,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 426

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Job Description for District Operations Manager, Fast Foods

A kitchen manager is a back-of-house supervisor at a restaurant. Restaurants that offer a more casual fare and atmosphere are typical employers for kitchen managers (versus fine dining restaurants, which generally hire chefs). Kitchen managers are in charge of executing pre-existing recipes and preparations, as well as overseeing schedules, cleaning, and maintenance in accordance with the guidance of the restaurant’s owner or general manager. This is typically a salaried position; however, in smaller, independent operations, the kitchen manager may be an elevated hourly employee.

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District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Tasks

  • Track and monitor daily workload to ensure client and operations expectations are met.
  • Provide staff direction in analyzing and resolving escalated operational problems.
  • Establish work flows, practices and standards to ensure that ongoing support is provided for operations.

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Burger King Corporation, Subway Restaurant Inc, Domino's Pizza, Wendy's International, Inc., and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation are all popular places to work. For Fast Food District Operations Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation; in fact, median earnings sit around $80K, the highest in the area.

The smallest paychecks in the field are found at Subway Restaurant Inc, where the median salary is a mere $47K, 69 percent less than the top paying company.


Professional skills reported by Fast Food District Operations Managers are few in number. Those who have experience with Operations Management, People Management, and Training can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training and People Management. It is not unusual for someone who knows Operations Management to be familiar with People Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for District Operations Manager, Fast Foods

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


Fast Food District Operations Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $56K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $68K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $71K.

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Experience Affects District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%


Training
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%