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Average Cafeteria Manager Hourly Pay

$14.22
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$976
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Cafeteria Manager is $14.22.
10%
$10.72
MEDIAN
$14.22
90%
$20.14
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$11 - $20
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$244 - $6,082
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$0 - $2,000
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$20,275 - $42,369
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What Do Cafeteria Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Cafeteria Manager

3.9 out of 5
(97)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Cafeteria Managers?

Skills in Inventory Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Menu Planning, Food Preparation and Order Inventory.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cafeteria Managers?

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 $12.00 based on 7 salaries. An early career Cafeteria Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.91 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Cafeteria Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.02 based on 120 salaries. An experienced Cafeteria Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.69 based on 159 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Cafeteria Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 37.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (29.4% more) and San Antonio, Texas (29.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (25.0% less), Miami, Florida (19.8% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 500 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
23.8%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
31.8%
Late Career
19.0%