Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salary

Casual Dining Restaurant Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $45K per year. Women make up the majority of Casual Dining Restaurant Managers (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Casual Dining Restaurant Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. More than two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a little more than half report medical coverage and approximately two in five claim dental coverage as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,120 - $53,653
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$45K
$54K
MEDIAN: $44,808
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90%

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$8.18 - $17.60
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$18
MEDIAN: $11.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,120 - $53,653  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$550  
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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$20,742 - $55,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.18 - $17.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.63  
Overtime
$16.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$200.00 - $6,183  
   
Profit Sharing
$550  
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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$20,742 - $55,166  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining


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Casual Dining Restaurant Managers who transition into an upper level Restaurant Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Restaurant Manager makes $39K a year.

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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 $32K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $42K. On average, Casual Dining Restaurant Managers make $46K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $41K on average.

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Key Stats for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

People Management
▲3%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Team Leadership
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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