Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salary

An average Fine Dining Restaurant Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $45K annually. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Fine Dining Restaurant Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field.

$33,666 - $57,618
(Median)
$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 (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,666 - $57,618  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$31,048 - $62,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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 (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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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$31,048 - $62,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Professional skills reported by Fine Dining Restaurant Managers are few in number. 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $43K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $44K. Fine Dining Restaurant Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $45K. Fine Dining Restaurant Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $50K.

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Experience Affects Restaurant Manager - Fine Dining Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$45,000

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 8%

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
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 35%
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