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Average Food Service Manager with Operations Management Skills Salary

$47,218
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,981
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for a Food Service Manager with Operations Management skills is $47,218.
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$33k
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$47k
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$63k
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What Do Food Service Managers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Food Service Manager

The top respondents for the job title Food Service Manager are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Aramark and Aramark Food Services. Reported salaries are highest at Olive Garden Restaurants where the average pay is $58,981. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Compass Group and Sodexo, Inc., earning around $50,615 and $49,802, respectively. Aramark Corporation pays the lowest at around $46,739. Aramark Higher Education and Aramark also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,298 and $48,577, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Food Service Managers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Inventory Management, Customer Service, Food Preparation and People Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Managers?

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 $41,614 based on 6 salaries. An early career Food Service Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,079 based on 197 salaries. A mid-career Food Service Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,629 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Food Service Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,488 based on 182 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,257.
Employees with Food Service Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (8.8% more) and Dallas, Texas (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (19.4% less), New York, New York (4.1% less) and Austin, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 675 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
22.7%