Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salary

Median pay for Fine Dining Restaurant Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $45K per year. Work is enjoyable for Fine Dining Restaurant Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Fine Dining Restaurant Managers (53 percent) who responded to the survey. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by nearly one-half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,587 - $57,768
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$34K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,853
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$9.97 - $18.13
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$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,587 - $57,768  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,145  
Commission
$3,500 - $15,000  
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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$30,999 - $62,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $18.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.46 - $4.11  
Overtime
$15.37 - $22.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,145  
   
Commission
$3,500 - $15,000  
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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$30,999 - $62,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining

A fine dining restaurant manager typically oversees front-of-house operations (the dining room, host area, and bar or lounge). This manager helps ensure that each dinner shift runs well from an execution standpoint, and they are also expected to interact with guests for quality assurance reasons and to help create a positive guest experience.

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Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Tasks

  • Oversee weekly, monthly, and quarterly accounting for income and expenditures.
  • Oversee accounting, auditing, and ordering of food supplies.
  • Work with head chef on menus.
  • Oversee restaurant operations including staffing, non-food supplies, and budgets.
  • Work with sommelier on wine offerings.

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Survey takers who work as Fine Dining Restaurant Managers usually report a few specific skills. Customer Service and Inventory Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Inventory Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining

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


Fine Dining Restaurant Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $43K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $44K. Fine Dining Restaurant Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $51K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$45,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Inventory Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 36%
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