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.

$29,773 - $70,313
$30K
$43K
$70K
MEDIAN: $43,431
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90%

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$9.67 - $17.92
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$0$71K
Salary $29,773 - $70,313
Bonus $406.45 - $12,040
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,298
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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$27,552 - $71,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 761
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.67 - $17.92
Hourly Tips $0.26 - $4.54
Overtime $11.48 - $24.64
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $406.45 - $12,040
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,298
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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$27,552 - $71,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 153

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,998

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

General Manager, Food Service Reviews

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

General Manager, Food Service in Austin:
"Work flexiblility."
Pros: Casual attire, my employees , flexibility on scheduling.
Cons: Overload on the duties asked of me.

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

General Manager, Food Service in Omaha:
"Body Worn Out."
Pros: Employees. Prepping food. Fast paced.
Cons: Impossible demands. District manager. Stress level.

General Manager, Food Service in Dallas:
Pros: The challenges running a 5 million store brings.
Cons: Late night hours.

General Manager, Food Service in Buffalo:
"Busy, stressful, public, challenging."
Pros: I like that our cafe is in a library so there is a wide variety of customers that come in. I enjoy serving people and hearing or seeing their excitement or satisfaction when they enjoy their meal and experience. I also enjoy the guest interaction and getting to talk to and meet so mane people throughout the day.
Cons: The owner is brutal to work with and has a horrible temper. He creates many unnecessary hurdles that constantly need to be jumped over.

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Key Stats for General Manager, Food Service

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 210 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects General Manager, Food Service Salaries

▲39%

▲19%

▲2%

National Average
$43,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect General Manager, Food Service Salaries

Budget Management
▲22%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲17%


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 210 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 39%
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