The average wage for an Entry-Level Kitchen Manager is $12.09 per hour. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,404 - $50,379
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$38K
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MEDIAN: $38,312
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$9.15 - $15.78
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MEDIAN: $12.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,404 - $50,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,846  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$21,094 - $48,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 438
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.15 - $15.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $2.90  
Overtime
$12.40 - $23.20  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,846  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$21,094 - $48,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447

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National Average: $32,177

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Kitchen Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Kitchen Manager in Lexington:
"Attitudes Are Contagious Is Yours Worth Catching."
Don't take short cuts, You must Walk the talk. Lead By Example, Don't assume your kitchen crew knows what you're working on, Talk about them, Challenge yourself and your team be A Listener, Coach the behavior, Be visible..Set shift goals as well as weekly goals to achieve quick, and long-term results....

Kitchen Manager in Eustis:
"Heads Up!"
I would tell you that if you can't handle a high stress situation this would not be the job for you. Keep your composure and set a good example for all employees. Listen to what your employees have to say and they're ideas. Tell them they do a good job when they do and to keep up the good work. If they do something wrong let them know in a professional level.

Kitchen Manager in Fort Collins:
"Don't expect help."
Be very organized, treat people well, have a plan for every day, and train your staff well.

Kitchen Manager in Austin:
"Even dream jobs are hard work."
Work hard but slow down enough to find enjoyment in what you do and the humans around you. Take ownership over how you feel and how you make others feel, over communicate, be honest. Don't expect others to do it the same way you would.

Kitchen Manager in Los Angeles:
"Flexibility."
Working with people you have to be very flexible and sensitive to their personal lives to be a respectable leader.

Key Stats for Kitchen Manager

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 11%


People Management
up arrow 4%


Training
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Inventory Control
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National Average
$32,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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