The average hourly pay for a Cafeteria Manager is $13.85.
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Job Description for Cafeteria Manager
Cafeteria managers typically oversee the provision of food at institutions such as schools and hospitals; sometimes, large companies also have cafeterias for employees and require someone to manage cafeteria operations. The cafeteria manager supervises all cafeteria personnel, as well as food preparation and handling practices. They may oversee menu creation, purchasing, and planning as well. The cafeteria manager's principal responsibility is the day-to-day running of the food service operatio…Read more
Cafeteria Manager Tasks
- Manage food production, service, sanitation and staffing needs for cafeteria.
- Ensure kitchen and eating area meet sanitation requirements.
- Maintain food and customer service quality.
- Track and order cafeteria products and supplies.
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Popular Skills for Cafeteria Manager
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Skills in Order Inventory, Inventory Management, Menu Planning and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Cafeteria Manager
An entry-level Cafeteria Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.29 based on 35 salaries. An early career Cafeteria Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.29 based on 155 salaries. A mid-career Cafeteria Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.48 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Cafeteria Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.15 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Cafeteria Manager in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 68.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (37.2% more) and San Antonio, Texas (33.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (23.0% less), Tulsa, Oklahoma (10.5% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.1% less).
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