Food Service Manager Salary

The average pay for a Food Service Manager is $42,283 per year.
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$28,186 - $58,043
$28K
$43K
$58K
MEDIAN: $43,429
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$9.76 - $20.04
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.40
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$0$58K
Salary $28,186 - $58,043
Bonus $0.00 - $5,852
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,787
Commission $1,830
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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$22,163 - $54,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 715
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.76 - $20.04
Hourly Tips $0.19 - $5.52
Overtime $8.97 - $29.40
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,852
Commission $1,830
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,787
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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$22,163 - $54,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 586

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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 manger is concerned with managing the activities of the serving staff, while kitchen managers are responsible for the directing the efforts of those working in kitchens.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Manager

Pay by Experience for a Food Service Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Food Service Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 440 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Food Service Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 344 salaries. An experienced Food Service Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 388 salaries. A Food Service Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 237 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,841

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

Food Service Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Food Service Manager?

Food Service Manager in Mansfield:
"What am I worth."
Pros: Paycheck.
Cons: No support from the higher ups. No help from staff. Undervalued.

Food Service Manager in Henrietta:
"Working conditions, stress level, flexibility."
Pros: Seeing the faces of the children I serve.
Cons: The pay is what I dislike the most about my job.

Food Service Manager in Fresno:
"Exciting."
Pros: The people aspect.
Cons: Hours, schedule, stress and days off.

Food Service Manager in Slippery Rock:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: The flexibility of the job, the benefits, the work atmosphere.
Cons: Working weekends.

Food Service Manager in Catonsville:
Pros: I like cooking and preparing meals, Dealing with the public most of the time. Training other employees, sending food orders in, making life easier for customers to have their meals/snacks prepared for them.Employee's the month get recognised with gift cards for Royal Farms. We are like a family and work as a team.
Cons: Do not feel appreciated, do not get free or discounted meals. Raises are only .25 cents so they say.

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Key Stats for Food Service Manager

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Food Service Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲6%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Food Service Manager Salaries




▲3%

National Average
$37,000


Inventory Control
▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 33%
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