The average salary for a Restaurant and Bar Manager in Australia is AU$55,175.
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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. The manager must ensure their employees deliver products and service that meet customers' expectations. The manager must “touch tables,” or visit with guests to ensure their dining experience is going well. The manager must handle all guest issues and complaints, as well as handling staff arguments and other interpersonal challenges. They …Read more
Restaurant and Bar Manager Tasks
- Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
- Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff.
- Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily.
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Restaurant and Bar Manager
Skills in Training, Operations Management and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant and Bar Manager
An early career Restaurant and Bar Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$54,771 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant and Bar Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$54,332 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Restaurant and Bar Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,681 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Restaurant and Bar Manager in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (14.1% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (1.2% less).
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