The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Food Service Manager with Inventory Management skills is $12.65.
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Job Description for Food Service Manager
Food service managers work in most fields involving the serving of food, including fast food, fine dining, hotels and resorts, catering businesses, and similar business types involving the preparation and service of prepared foods. In smaller settings, they often are responsible for overseeing the work of all kitchen and service employees. In larger settings, they often work with other managers to ensure smooth overall operation of the business or establishment. Generally, the food service mange…Read more
Food Service Manager Tasks
- Count money and make bank deposits, monitor financial transactions.
- Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
- Monitor food preparation to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
- Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
- Ensure customer service regarding food quality, service or accommodations.
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Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in People Management and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management, Food Preparation and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Manager
An entry-level Food Service Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.82 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Food Service Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.13 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Food Service Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.70 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
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Employees with Food Service Manager in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (5.1% less).
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