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District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salary

Fast Food District Operations Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent close to three-fifths of Fast Food District Operations Managers. Salaries average out to around $60K annually and spread from $43K to $91K per year. Total cash compensation for Fast Food District Operations Managers runs from $43K to $91K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $13K. While geography and experience level impact pay for this group, the company is the most influential factor. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Fast Food District Operations Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Fast Food District Operations Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,884 - $78,025
MEDIAN: $59,729

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National Salary 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.
$40,884 - $78,025  
$1,003 - $19,740  
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).
$43,152 - $90,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 422
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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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Popular Employer Salaries for District Operations Manager, Fast Foods

With a median salary of $72K, Burger King Corporation offers Fast Food District Operations Managers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $48K and are capped at $82K.

For Fast Food District Operations Managers, below-average salaries can be found at Subway Restaurant Inc; in fact, average earnings are around $47K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($25K versus $60K) is great.

Survey takers who work as Fast Food District Operations Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Operations Management and People Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include People Management. Many workers who know Operations Management also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for District Operations Manager, Fast Foods

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

More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $58K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $63K. Fast Food District Operations Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. Fast Food District Operations Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salaries

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Skills That Affect District Operations Manager, Fast Foods Salaries

National Average

Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 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: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%