Food Service Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Food Service Manager is $40,098 per year.
Food Service Manager Total Pay (?
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$26,596 - $57,771
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Food Service Manager Total Pay (?
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$9.06 - $19.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,596 - $57,771  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,915  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,362  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
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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$21,790 - $55,034  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $19.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $8.97  
Overtime
$11.95 - $28.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,915  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,362  
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).
)
$21,790 - $55,034  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,379
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Job Description for Food Service Manager

Food service managers work in most fields involving the serving of food, including fast food, fine dining, hotels and resorts, catering businesses, and similar business types involving the preparation and service of prepared foods. In smaller settings, they often are responsible for overseeing the work of all kitchen and service employees. In larger settings, they often work with other managers to ensure smooth overall operation of the business or establishment. Generally, the food service manger is concerned with managing the activities of the serving staff, while kitchen managers are responsible for the directing the efforts of those working in kitchens.
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Food Service Manager Tasks
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Ensure customer service regarding food quality, service or accommodations.
  • Monitor food preparation to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Count money and make bank deposits, monitor financial transactions.
  • Schedule staff hours and assign duties.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 31%
Orlando
up arrow 24%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 22%
Los Angeles
up arrow 20%
Houston
up arrow 17%
Seattle
up arrow 16%
New York
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Austin
up arrow 3%
Baltimore
up arrow 3%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
St. Louis
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San Antonio
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National Average
$37,000
Indianapolis
up arrow 7%
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Experience Affects Food Service Manager Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Food Service Manager Salaries

National Average
$37,000
Customer Service
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Order Inventory
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 27%
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