Average Entry-Level Food and Beverage Director Salary

$48,807
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$0
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Food and Beverage Director is $48,807.
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$31k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $48,807
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Salary
$31k - $78k
Bonus
$145 - $10k
Total Pay
$29k - $77k

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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.

Career Paths

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Food and Beverage Director

An early career Food and Beverage Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. An experienced Food and Beverage Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,182 based on 561 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,776.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,448 survey responses.
Early Career
11.6%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
38.7%
Late Career
32.8%