The average salary for a Beverage Manager is $52,169.
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Job Description for Beverage Manager
In large fine-dining restaurants and hotels which contain them, beverage managers are responsible for managing the bar and all liquor-related operations, including hiring and training staff, building and modifying wine lists, and choosing beers and liquor brands to carry on the premises. Beverage managers ensure that the bars in their restaurants/hotels are properly staffed and that all personnel are trained and adhere to all policies and procedures. In many jurisdictions, liquor service employ…Read more
Beverage Manager Tasks
- Implement all policies and procedures of the establishment including standards of conduct, attendance, appearance, cash handling, confidentiality, safety, signature sequence of service, and sanitation.
- Understand and demonstrate management's point of view.
- Keep accurate reports on product inventories.
- Maintain cleanliness of all beverage areas.
- Assist in hiring and training of bar personnel.
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Popular Skills for Beverage Manager
Skills in Operations Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Menu Planning, Order Inventory and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Beverage Manager
An early career Beverage Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,203 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Beverage Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,745 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Beverage Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,604 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,796.
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Employees with Beverage Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (6.3% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (11.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (9.7% less) and Houston, Texas (4.2% less).
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