Average Experienced Food and Beverage Director Salary

$69,182
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,984
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$1,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Food and Beverage Director is $69,182.
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$47k
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$69k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $69,182
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Salary
$47k - $103k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $17k
Commission
$1k - $24k
Total Pay
$46k - $112k

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Job Description for Food and Beverage Director

Food and Beverage Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage the implementation of menus, package deals, promotions, displays, decorations and presentations.
  • Manage the maintenance and sanitation of the food and beverage areas and equipment.
  • Analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs.
  • Direct day to day operations for restaurant outlets, room service, culinary, stewarding, beverage and banquet operations.

Popular Employer Salaries for Food and Beverage Director

The top respondents for the job title Food and Beverage Director are from the companies Holiday Inn, Marriott International, Inc. and Hilton Worldwide. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $71,250. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hilton Worldwide, earning around $60,496. Holiday Inn pays the lowest at around $52,381. Hilton Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Food and Beverage Director. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Food and Beverage Director
Food Service Director
Director of Operations
General Manager, Restaurant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Food and Beverage Director

Skills in Budget Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Inventory Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Food and Beverage Director

An entry-level Food and Beverage Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,807 based on 6 salaries. An early career Food and Beverage Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,664 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Food and Beverage Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,224 based on 244 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,776.
Employees with Food and Beverage Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.9% more) and Miami, Florida (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 893 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.7%
Early Career
18.8%
Mid Career
27.3%
Late Career
53.2%