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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 $59K annually. Total cash compensation to Fast Food District Operations Managers bottoms out near $43K and approaches $90K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $20K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and tenure. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Fast Food District Operations Managers who answered the questionnnaire. While roughly a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$40,352 - $77,982
MEDIAN: $59,192

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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.
$40,352 - $77,982  
$997 - $19,823  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,380  
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).
$42,705 - $89,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 434

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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.


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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Fast Food District Operations Managers flock to Burger King Corporation, Subway Restaurant Inc, Domino's Pizza, Wendy's International, Inc., and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. The biggest paychecks can be found at Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation — the median salary there is $80K.

Subway Restaurant Inc reports the lowest median salary in the area by far — it's only $46K, 76 percent less than the top paying company.

Fast Food District Operations Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Operations Management, People Management, and Training can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and People Management. Operations Management and People Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for District Operations Manager, Fast Foods

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

For Fast Food District Operations Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $56K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $62K. On average, Fast Food District Operations Managers make $67K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $70K.

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Job Satisfaction

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


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%