Restaurant Manager Salary

The average salary for a Restaurant Manager is $43,388 per year.

$30,474 - $55,699
$30K
$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $43,842
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$9.24 - $17.29
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$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.13
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$0$56K
Salary $30,474 - $55,699
Bonus $0.00 - $7,874
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,745
Commission $95.58 - $14,298
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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$24,097 - $56,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,580
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.24 - $17.29
Hourly Tips $0.39 - $7.73
Overtime $13.04 - $25.16
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,874
Commission $95.58 - $14,298
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,745
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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$24,097 - $56,419
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,668

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Job Description for Restaurant Manager

A restaurant manager is a person in charge of the daily operations of an eating establishment. He or she typically helps to hire, train, and schedule staff to meet expected business demands. The restaurant manager also sets standards for service and food quality and works with employees to see that these are met. He or she will typically also work behind the scenes, performing such tasks as handling purchasing, reconciling daily sales, and depositing restaurant receipts.

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Restaurant Manager Tasks

  • Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
  • Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff.
  • Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily.
  • Maintain all reservation systems and book to accommodate business demands.
  • Maintain schedules, payroll and other administrative support to maintain food and beverage cost controls and inventory.

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Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager

Pay by Experience for a Restaurant Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Restaurant Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 2,868 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Restaurant Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 2,127 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 1,982 salaries. A Restaurant Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 838 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,949

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Restaurant Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Restaurant Manager?

Restaurant Manager in Harriman:
"Love my job."
Pros: I love preparing awesome food for people. I know how hard it is to balance work and home, and I help to make someone's day easier.
Cons: The entitled customers that come in treating my staff and I like we're the scum of the earth because we forgot napkins or ketchup.

Restaurant Manager in Woodinville:
"Challenging fun environment."
Pros: The people, the challenge and all the diversity it comes with, I have to have a vast amount of skills to thrive at this particular job.
Cons: Not compensated enough for the type and anoint of work.

Restaurant Manager in Baltimore:
Pros: Managing the staff.
Cons: People above me that do not recognize how well I do much job.

Restaurant Manager in New York:
Pros: Flexible Hours, Fun atmosphere, get to talk to new people every day.
Cons: Disorganized, dealing with cranky guests, improper training.

Restaurant Manager in York:
Pros: The people, the job title and the franchise as a whole.
Cons: Long hours under paid large amount of responsibility for low compensation.

Restaurant Manager in New Orleans:
"NO HEADLINE NEED."
Pros: THE ARE AWESOME. MY BOSSES ARE WONDERFUL.
Cons: I THINK BECAUSE OF MY AGE MY PAY AND RESPECT FROM THE THE COMPANY IS THE BEST.

Restaurant Manager in Boston:
"My Life change."
Pros: The customers are the reason I've stayed as long as I have. I love going into work knowing I've made a customer's expErience excellent And know they will return again and know me by a first name basis.
Cons: The owner who is also my boss has not paid me for the management duties I do daily. He constantly screams and belittles me in front of customers to the point I''ve now changed as a person.

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Key Stats for Restaurant Manager

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1126 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$41,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager Salaries


▲1%


National Average
$41,000

Leadership
▼1%

Inventory Management
▼1%

Customer Relations
▼1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%

Payroll Administration
▼1%


Team Leadership
▼2%



▼4%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1126 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 46%
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