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Food Service Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Food Service Manager is $40,637 per year.
Food Service Manager Salary (?
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$27,594 - $58,256
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,636
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Food Service Manager Salary (?
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$9.19 - $20.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$27,594 - $58,256  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,896  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,335  
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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$22,297 - $55,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 855
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.19 - $20.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11 - $9.05  
Overtime
$10.14 - $28.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,896  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,335  
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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$22,297 - $55,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 463
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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 by Experience Level for Food Service Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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Orlando
up arrow 24%
San Francisco
up arrow 20%
Houston
up arrow 18%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Denver
up arrow 14%
Columbus
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 9%
Seattle
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
St. Louis
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San Antonio
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Dallas
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Indianapolis
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Austin
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Experience Affects Food Service Manager Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Food Service Manager Salaries

People Management
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Operations Management
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National Average
$38,000
Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%