$35,744
Avg. Salary
$13.55
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,350

Bonus

$900

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cafe Manager is $13.55 per hour.

The average pay for a Cafe Manager is $35,744 per year.

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$9.95
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$25k
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MEDIAN $35,744
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$0$51K
Salary $24,947 - $51,613
Bonus $98.49 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $900
Commission $3,000
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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$22,784 - $49,264
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 250
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $17.61
Hourly Tips $0.50 - $5.84
Overtime $12.73 - $27.12
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $98.49 - $6,128
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $900
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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$22,784 - $49,264
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 252

Job Description for Cafe Manager

A cafe manager is the person who is ultimately responsible for all of the operations at a cafe. As the final line of authority of the location, the manager plans, directs, and coordinates the cafe's operations. This includes scheduling employee hours, delegating tasks to staff, overseeing staff performance, and making any necessary corrections or reprimands to employee activity. The cafe manager is also responsible for ensuring that customers are treated in a pleasant and respectful manner, and deals with any customer issues or complaints in which a manager is requested by the employee or customer. They are also responsible for the health and sanitary conditions of the cafe; it is essential to ensure the cafe is clean at all times and in compliance with state and federal sanitation and food-handling regulations.

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Cafe Manager Tasks
  • Manage employees engaged in serving customers, taking orders, and preparing food and drink.
  • Manage day-to-day cafe operations, ensuring adequate stock of food and drink supplies, the premises are clean and presentable, and that customers are served in a timely fashion.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and assign employees to specific duties in the cafe.
  • Ensure that company safety standards are met and that all food and drink is prepared according to all federal and local health regulations.
  • Provide ongoing training and coaching to staff on company guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Cafe Manager Pay By Employer

$0$35K

$32,484

Cafe Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Cafe Manager


Survey results imply that Cafe Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Inventory Management, Scheduling, Food Preparation, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing People Management and Hiring as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Order Inventory.

Pay by Experience Level for Cafe Manager

Pay by Experience for a Cafe Manager has a neutral trend. An entry-level Cafe Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cafe Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Cafe Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 76 salaries. A Cafe Manager 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 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,007

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

Boston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Cafe Managers, 35 percent above the national average. Cafe Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+22 percent), San Francisco (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Cafe Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Cafe Managers in Philadelphia bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (23 percent lower) and Portland (10 percent lower).

Cafe Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cafe Manager?

Cafe Manager in Woburn:
"Busy."
Pros: Busy
Cons: People are too rushed

Cafe Manager in Crestview:
"I love working in a small growing town."

Cafe Manager in Seattle:
Pros: Everything :) customer service and making coffee is profoundly rewarding, especially when the product is really high quality.
Cons: When times get hard, customers get difficult, when it gets so busy and staff loses flow. Usually doesn't happen, but when it does, it's hard getting everyone aligned again.

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Key Stats for Cafe Manager

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Cafe Manager Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$33,000

▼6%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Cafe Manager Salaries

▲4%


National Average
$33,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Order Inventory
▼1%

Food Preparation
▼1%

Hiring
▼12%

People Management
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 59%