Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salary

Casual Dining Restaurant Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K annually on average. Compensation ranges from $23K on the lower end to $54K per year on the higher end. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Casual Dining Restaurant Managers making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Most Casual Dining Restaurant Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although just under one-half lack health benefits of any kind, a little more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$28,924 - $51,473

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$8.34 - $17.76

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,924 - $51,473  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,197  
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $3,750  
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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$22,701 - $53,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $17.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00 - $4.22  
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.54  
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 - $8,197  
   
Profit Sharing
$425.00 - $3,750  
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).
)
$22,701 - $53,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

A restaurant manager generally oversees the operation of his/her restaurant and makes sure that everything is running smoothly. The goal of those in this position is to increase profitability while providing the highest-quality service to customers. This is a leadership role, so it may require previous leadership experience or adequate experience in a restaurant environment.

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Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Tasks

  • 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.
  • Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily.
  • Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
  • Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff.

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Casual Dining Restaurant Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Team Leadership and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. Customer Service and Team Leadership are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $42K. Casual Dining Restaurant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $42K.

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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Team Leadership
0%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 46%
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