General Manager, Food Service Salary

A General Manager, Food Service earns an average salary of $43,425 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management and Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$29,861 - $71,666
$30K
$43K
$72K
MEDIAN: $43,425
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50%
90%

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$9.63 - $18.00
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,861 - $71,666  
   
Bonus
$346.45 - $12,112  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,000  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$27,674 - $72,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 563
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $18.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.27 - $5.68  
Overtime
$11.84 - $26.08  
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
$346.45 - $12,112  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,000  
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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$27,674 - $72,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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Job Description for General Manager, Food Service

General managers in the food service field work in places such as cafes, restaurants, and cafeterias, and at least a few years of experience in the industry, and in management, are generally required for this position.

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General Manager, Food Service Tasks

  • Implement efficient food service operations, appropriate cost controls, marketing programs and profit management.
  • Oversee maintenance of equipment, facility and grounds through the use of a preventative maintenance program.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure OSHA, local health and safety codes and company safety and security policies are met.
  • Ensure food quality and customer satisfaction.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Food Service

Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Food Service has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Food Service with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 295 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Food Service with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 222 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Food Service which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 226 salaries. A General Manager, Food Service with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 114 salaries.

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National Average: $43,119

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Q: What is it like working as a General Manager, Food Service?

General Manager, Food Service in Charlotte:
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Pros: Predictable traffic patterns, courteous customers, growth opportunities, cost of living.
Cons: Young workforce, not many self motivated employees.

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Key Stats for General Manager, Food Service

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Food Service Salaries

▲38%

▲19%

▲2%

National Average
$43,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect General Manager, Food Service Salaries

Budget Management
▲21%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲16%


Training Management
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

People Management
▼3%

▼5%



▼7%

Job Scheduling
▼15%

Training
▼15%


Inventory Control
▼17%

Food Preparation
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 40%