Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salary

Casual Dining Restaurant Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $41K per year. Earnings generally vary between $22K and $54K per year. Though the majority of Casual Dining Restaurant Managers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Men make up a slight majority of Casual Dining Restaurant Managers (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Although just under one-half lack health benefits of any kind, a little more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and about two in five get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,934 - $52,211
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,390
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90%

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$8.16 - $17.71
(Median)
$8
$11
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$29,934 - $52,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,688  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
Commission
$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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$22,414 - $53,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $17.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $11.04  
Overtime
$-0.49 - $21.90  
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.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,688  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$2,457  
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).
)
$22,414 - $53,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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.

Common Career Paths for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining


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For Casual Dining Restaurant Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Casual Dining Restaurant Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Restaurant Manager.

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Typical Casual Dining Restaurant Managers report a focused set of job skills. Customer Service and Team Leadership are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Team Leadership and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Service to be familiar with Team Leadership as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Casual Dining Restaurant Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $42K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Casual Dining Restaurant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. Casual Dining Restaurant Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager - Casual Dining Salaries

National Average
$40,000


Team Leadership
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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