The average salary for an Entry-Level Kitchen Manager is $37,563 per year. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,043 - $49,870
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,562
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$9.03 - $15.60
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,043 - $49,870  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,693  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$20,891 - $48,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.03 - $15.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $2.72  
Overtime
$12.44 - $23.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,693  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$20,891 - $48,390  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 413
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,910

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Kitchen Manager Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager Salaries

Scheduling
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Inventory Management
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People Management
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Order Inventory
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Training
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Inventory Control
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Operations Management
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National Average
$32,000

Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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