Restaurant and Bar Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Restaurant and Bar Manager is $39,570 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Restaurant and Bar Manager Total Pay (?
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$26,668 - $51,879
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MEDIAN: $39,570
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Restaurant and Bar Manager Total Pay (?
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$7.89 - $17.19
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,668 - $51,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,257  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,965  
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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$24,606 - $53,241  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $17.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.99 - $8.10  
Overtime
$4.19 - $24.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,257  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,965  
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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$24,606 - $53,241  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
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Job Description for Restaurant and Bar Manager
The restaurant and bar manager's job revolves around customer service; however, they also handle accounting, receiving, purchasing, training, and marketing.
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Restaurant and Bar Manager 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant and Bar Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 30%
San Francisco
up arrow 29%
National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects Restaurant and Bar Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Restaurant and Bar Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Order Inventory
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 44%
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