Experienced Food Service Director Salary

Average Experienced Food Service Directors make around $54K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. For the most part, Experienced Food Service Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Men working as Experienced Food Service Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,905 - $77,679
$34K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,690
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50%
90%

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$13.06 - $27.93
$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.38
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,905 - $77,679  
   
Bonus
$1,005 - $9,594  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$32,230 - $77,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.06 - $27.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.13  
Overtime
$21.77 - $33.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,005 - $9,594  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$32,230 - $77,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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For Experienced Food Service Directors, comfortable salaries can be found at Compass Group; in fact, average earnings are around $67K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($32K versus $89K) is great.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,172

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Food Service Directors, Boston offers exceptional salaries, 60 percent above the national average. Experienced Food Service Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+44 percent), Houston (+34 percent), West Palm Beach (+29 percent), and Philadelphia (+20 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Memphis, 4 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Food Service Director

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
25%
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Skills That Affect Food Service Director Salaries

Budgeting
▲4%

Database Management & Reporting
▲4%



Inventory Management
▲3%

National Average
$52,000

Menu Planning
▼1%

Order Inventory
▼2%

Food Preparation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%
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