$30,780
Avg. Salary
$10.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,181

Profit Sharing

$1,750

Commission

$2,400

The average pay for an Assistant Manager, Fast Food is $10.65 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Manager, Fast Food is $30,780 per year.

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$0$39K
Salary $24,207 - $39,230
Bonus $202 - $4,588
Profit Sharing $0.17 - $5,960
Commission $2,400
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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$19,121 - $35,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 773
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $8.66 - $13.51
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.05
Overtime $12.33 - $20.16
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $202 - $4,588
Commission $2,400
Profit Sharing $0.17 - $5,960
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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$19,121 - $35,624
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,477

Job Description for Assistant Manager, Fast Food

An assistant manager in the fast food industry is responsible for overseeing the operation of a fast food restaurant, typically under the supervision of a general manager. Individuals in this position manage a group of line-level employees who perform such functions as preparing food, cleaning, and taking customer orders. The assistant manager must know how to perform all line-level functions, as they must ensure these tasks are successfully completed and perhaps fill in on the line.

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Assistant Manager, Fast Food Tasks

  • Supervise restaurant staff during shifts, including hiring, scheduling, and evaluations.
  • Place orders, assess inventory, and organize stores.
  • Maintain the facility, including assigning staff to clean and conduct preventative maintenance.
  • Balance cash receipts.
  • Be responsible for providing hygienic, safe food that meets branding, and company standards.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food Pay By Employer

$0$40K

$19,440

Sonic Drive - In
57 profiles
$21,082

$21,451

Domino's Pizza
41 profiles
$22,001

$21,764

Dunkin' Donuts
38 profiles
$23,355

$23,048

$33,899

$20,665

$23,653

Common Career Paths for Assistant Manager, Fast Food


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For Assistant Fast Food Managers, transitioning into a Restaurant General Manager role — where the average salary $46K per year — is a rare occurrence. It is quite typical for Assistant Fast Food Managers to transition into roles as Food Service General Managers or Restaurant Managers, where reported median earnings are $18K and $13K higher per year.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Manager, Fast Food


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Job Scheduling, Hiring, Scheduling, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Cash Handling, Food Preparation, and Leadership. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Inventory Control and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Manager, Fast Food

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Manager, Fast Food has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Manager, Fast Food with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 881 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Manager, Fast Food with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 402 salaries. An experienced Assistant Manager, Fast Food which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 221 salaries. An Assistant Manager, Fast Food with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 55 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

23%

6%

-6%

-13%

National Average: $26,204

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Assistant Fast Food Managers, Cleveland provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Assistant Fast Food Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+22 percent), Louisville (+18 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Assistant Fast Food Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Assistant Fast Food Managers in San Antonio bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Orlando (15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Assistant Manager, Fast Food Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Manager, Fast Food?

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Schenectady:
"Not what it could be."
Pros: I love the fact that food is the one thing we all have in common as a human race and we all connect threw it.
Cons: The food busy industry is unappreactive to their workers that work 50 works a week crazy hours and have no respect for their workers it is a shame.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in San Antonio:
"Open."
Pros: Happier than Washington employees by far.
Cons: The entitled people that live in the area.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Sierra Vista:
"I wouldn't recommend working for this franchise."
Pros: I like the people, my crew and gm are the best!
Cons: The franchise owners and district manager have favorites.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Crawfordsville:
"GREAT."
Pros: Flexibility. Hours. People. Perks.
Cons: Stress. To many high schoolers.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Rancho Santa Margarita:
"Uncomplicated."
Pros: I wear a uniform and have a short commute.
Cons: Low pay, split shifts and managing teenagers.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Dallas:
"That they were racists, and that I would constantly be harra."
Know what you want before you walk in the door. Stick to your guns and don't let them use you. Because once you start letting them use you, they will never stop.

Assistant Manager, Fast Food in Sumter:
"Borderline."
Pros: Customer service.
Cons: Seniority is not a factor.

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Key Stats for Assistant Manager, Fast Food

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 420 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Assistant Manager, Fast Food Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$26,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Assistant Manager, Fast Food Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲11%

▲8%

▲6%



National Average
$26,000



Inventory Management
▼2%



▼4%


Leadership
▼5%

Cash Handling
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 420 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 58%