$40,133
Avg. Salary
$13.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$814

Bonus

$600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Food Service Supervisor is $13.70 per hour.

The average pay for a Food Service Supervisor is $40,133 per year.

10%
$9.90
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$13.70
50%
$18.78
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MEDIAN $13.70
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$25k
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$40k
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$59k
90%
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MEDIAN $40,133
$24,770 - $58,705
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MEDIAN: $40,133
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$0$58K
Salary $24,770 - $58,705
Bonus $50.68 - $5,847
Profit Sharing $600
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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$21,530 - $47,515
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 310
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.90 - $18.78
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.41
Overtime $14.43 - $26.49
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $50.68 - $5,847
Profit Sharing $600
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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$21,530 - $47,515
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,060

Job Description for Food Service Supervisor

A food service supervisor works in a restaurant or hotel, ensuring that operations are performed efficiently and properly. Smaller restaurants that do not have the budget for a salaried manager at all hours of operation - or larger restaurants or hotels that want more supervision than their management staff can reasonably provide - are the typical employers of food service supervisors. Generally, this employee has supervisory responsibilities in addition to a regular role such as serving, bartending, or working as an expeditor in the kitchen.

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Food Service Supervisor Tasks
  • Place orders for food and supplies.
  • Prepare the production and service documents as required.
  • Check deliveries and taking inventory on a weekly basis.
  • Supervise food service employees and assist in the preparation and serving of meals.

Food Service Supervisor Pay By Employer

$0$38K

Sodexo, Inc.
59 profiles
$29,289

Aramark
28 profiles
$28,484

$25,939

$26,006

$30,658

$28,118

Compass Group
9 profiles
$31,200

$28,041

$26,530

$28,875

Common Career Paths for Food Service Supervisor


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Food Service Supervisors who go on to become Directors of Food and Nutrition Services may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Directors of Food and Nutrition Services is $56K annually. A common career progression for a Food Service Supervisor is to become a Food Service Manager or a Restaurant Manager. Compared to Food Service Supervisors, the first group earns $5K more on average, and the second group earns $8K more.

Food Service Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Food Service Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Food Service Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Team Leadership, Operations Management, Inventory Management, and Order Inventory are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 11 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Food Safety, Food Preparation, and Scheduling. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Food Service Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Food Service Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 318 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Food Service Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Food Service Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 209 salaries. A Food Service Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 147 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

23%

18%

-1%

National Average: $30,981

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

Food Service Supervisors will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 28 percent. Food Service Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+22 percent), Indianapolis (+18 percent), Syracuse (+18 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). Colorado Springs ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Orlando and 9 percent less in Grand Rapids, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Food Service Supervisor Reviews

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

Food Service Supervisor in Memphis:
"Its good."
Pros: The atmosphere ,the work load,& the coworkers are cool.
Cons: Mad customers are never a good thing.

Food Service Supervisor in Peoria:
"Stress levels are high, big turn over."
Show respect in order to receive it requires to work weekends and holidays.(there is a big turnover because of this)help your employees out by working beside them not barking orders.Responsibilites include tracking stock being able to make decisions without hesitation, schedules, ensuring residents are taken care of.

Food Service Supervisor in Lexington:
"Short end of the stick."
Pros: I appreciate my job for what it is. I enjoy being able to interact with both my co-workers and customers who come in for a cup of coffee. My job enable me to express my creativity and vigor for learning by experimenting and creating new beverages. It's fun and energetic.
Cons: What I like least about my job is that I feel as though I am not paid enough for the responsibilities placed on me. I am a supervisor at my store and manage up to 9 other partners at once. I make plans day by day to hit targets and reduce waste. It is my responsibility to keep track of inventory. All this is fine, but my wages are under 10 dollars an hour.

Food Service Supervisor in Gaffney:
"Satisfactory."
Pros: People.
Cons: Short Shifted, Layoffs, under staffed, under paid, feeling unappreciated.

Food Service Supervisor in Stillwater:
"About the complexities of working university dining."
Prepare for things to take longer, because every decision cycles through many more staff before something changes.

Food Service Supervisor in Los Angeles:
Must be flexible enough to evolve with all the challenges.

Food Service Supervisor in Phoenix:
"He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year."
Life is pritty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You must do more of what works. If it works big, Others will copy it. Then YOU do somthing else. The trick is the DOING Somthing else.........................................................

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Key Stats for Food Service Supervisor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Food Service Supervisor Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

National Average
$31,000

▼2%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Food Service Supervisor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲12%

Operations Management
▲6%


Inventory Management
▲5%


National Average
$31,000



Scheduling
▼4%


Food Safety
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 33%