Kitchen Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Kitchen Manager is $37,646 per year.
Kitchen Manager Salary (?
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$26,180 - $52,746
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MEDIAN: $37,646
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Kitchen Manager Salary (?
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$9.27 - $16.04
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,180 - $52,746  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,189  
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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$22,349 - $52,541  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 871
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $16.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.33 - $3.78  
Overtime
$11.54 - $23.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,189  
   
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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$22,349 - $52,541  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 527
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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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$34,000
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Experience Affects Kitchen Manager Salaries

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$34,000

Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager Salaries

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$34,000

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 50%
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