Experienced Food Service Director Salary

Experienced Food Service Directors take home an average $54K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Experienced Food Service Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Experienced Food Service Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,107 - $77,471
$34K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,323
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90%

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$12.73 - $28.53
$13
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.27
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National Salary 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
Salary
$34,107 - $77,471  
   
Bonus
$1,010 - $9,845  
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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$32,105 - $77,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 452
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $28.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.13  
Overtime
$21.67 - $33.39  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,010 - $9,845  
   
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).
)
$32,105 - $77,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Employees of Compass Group can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $67K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $32K to $89K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,714

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

Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Food Service Directors, 58 percent above the national average. Experienced Food Service Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+42 percent), Houston (+33 percent), West Palm Beach (+28 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Memphis is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Key Stats for Food Service Director

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%
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Skills That Affect Food Service Director Salaries

Budgeting
▲3%

Database Management & Reporting
▲3%



Inventory Management
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Menu Planning
▼2%

Order Inventory
▼3%

Food Preparation
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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