Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Salary

The average Restaurant Kitchen Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $11.98 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Work is enjoyable for Restaurant Kitchen Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — a majority — do not have any health coverage, over a third do receive medical benefits and just under a fourth have dental insurance. More than half of Restaurant Kitchen Managers (65 percent) survey respondents are men. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,861 - $55,038
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$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,035
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$9.61 - $15.47
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$0$55K
Salary $24,861 - $55,038
Bonus $195.74 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $1,525
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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$22,019 - $50,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.61 - $15.47
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.58
Overtime $12.00 - $26.29
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $195.74 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $1,525
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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$22,019 - $50,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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Job Description for Kitchen Manager, Restaurant

A kitchen manager is a back-of-house supervisor at a restaurant. Restaurants that offer a more casual fare and atmosphere are typical employers for kitchen managers (versus fine dining restaurants, which generally hire chefs). Kitchen managers are in charge of executing pre-existing recipes and preparations, as well as overseeing schedules, cleaning, and maintenance in accordance with the guidance of the restaurant’s owner or general manager. This is typically a salaried position; however, in smaller, independent operations, the kitchen manager may be an elevated hourly employee.

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Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Tasks

  • Supervise kitchen workers, providing training, scheduling, and standards enforcement.
  • Verify, review, and ensure freshness, quality, and hygiene of food.
  • Develop and enforce opening and closing procedures.
  • Control costs and inventory, reducing waste, and conducting repairs to reduce impact on operations.

Common Career Paths for Kitchen Manager, Restaurant


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Restaurant Kitchen Managers sometimes assume positions such as Food and Beverage Directors. That role pays $62K per year on average. The most common next step for a Restaurant Kitchen Manager is to become a Restaurant General Manager or a Kitchen Manager. The former position pays an additional $15K per year on average, and the latter position pays $3K more per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Manager, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a Kitchen Manager, Restaurant has a positive trend. An entry-level Kitchen Manager, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 73 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Kitchen Manager, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Manager, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 44 salaries. A Kitchen Manager, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 37 salaries.

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Key Stats for Kitchen Manager, Restaurant

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Salaries

▲27%

▲25%

National Average
$31,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Salaries

Order Inventory
▲2%

Food Preparation
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Inventory Management
▼10%

Scheduling
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 62%
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