A Food Service Manager earns an average salary of $42,226 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$28,997 - $56,460
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$56K
MEDIAN: $42,226
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$9.31 - $19.89
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,997 - $56,460  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,034  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$21,886 - $53,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 682
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.31 - $19.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13 - $3.84  
Overtime
$8.97 - $27.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$21,886 - $53,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 449
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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

National Average: $37,751

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Experience Affects Food Service Manager Salaries



National Average
$38,000



Skills That Affect Food Service Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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People Management
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National Average
$38,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Inventory Management
up arrow 3%

Budget Management
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Inventory Control
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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