Kitchen Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Kitchen Manager is $37,441 per year. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job.
Kitchen Manager Total Pay (?
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$25,972 - $52,838
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MEDIAN: $37,440
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Kitchen Manager Total Pay (?
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$9.21 - $16.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,972 - $52,838  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,097  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$22,088 - $52,420  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,370
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $16.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.32 - $3.86  
Overtime
$11.83 - $23.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,097  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$22,088 - $52,420  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,370
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Job Description for Kitchen Manager
A kitchen manager keeps the “back of the house” and kitchen of a restaurant running smoothly and efficiently. A kitchen manager can be in charge of a kitchen in a number of settings such as a restaurant, hotel, cruise ship, or nursing home. One of the kitchen manager’s responsibilities is ensuring food quality. There are many regulations regarding the storage and cooking of food, and it is their job to ensure that standards are met. Kitchen managers are also obligated to ensure that sanitation standards are met. This includes making sure that the kitchen and refrigerator areas are kept clean, food is disposed of properly, and all employees are trained on how to maintain sanitary conditions.
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Kitchen Manager Tasks
  • Maintain the inventory and budget for supplies and materials in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Open and close the kitchen each day, including monitoring supplies and reducing waste.
  • Supervise, train, and schedule kitchen staff to provide quality, hygienic, standardized food.
  • Handle daily operations like payroll, customer complaints, liaising with vendors or partners, etc.

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Pay Difference By Location
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Chicago
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Orlando
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National Average
$34,000
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Experience Affects Kitchen Manager Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager Salaries

Product Development
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Inventory Control
up arrow 8%
Order Inventory
up arrow 4%
People Management
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Inventory Management
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Food Preparation
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National Average
$34,000
Operations Management
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 51%
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