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Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salary

Fine Dining Restaurant Managers in the United States take home an average $45K per year. Although one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Fine Dining Restaurant Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field.
$34,406 - $56,887
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MEDIAN: $44,853
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,406 - $56,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,195  
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$31,670 - $62,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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$10.11 - $18.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58 - $11.38  
Overtime
$15.37 - $22.89  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$0.00 - $10,195  
   
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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$31,670 - $62,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining

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


For Fine Dining Restaurant Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $45K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $43K. Fine Dining Restaurant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $45K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Fine Dining Restaurant Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $50K on average.

Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%