$48,227
Avg. Salary
$15.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,599

Bonus

$1,100

Profit Sharing

$3,931

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Food And Beverage Manager is $15.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Food And Beverage Manager is $48,227 per year.

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$10.12
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$21.02
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MEDIAN $15.00
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$35k
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$48k
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$65k
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MEDIAN $48,227
$34,899 - $65,362
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MEDIAN: $48,227
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$0$65K
Salary $34,899 - $65,362
Bonus $297 - $8,224
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
Commission $3,931
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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$31,148 - $65,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,126
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.12 - $21.02
Hourly Tips $0.41 - $14.29
Overtime $13.85 - $29.88
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $297 - $8,224
Commission $3,931
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,067
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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$31,148 - $65,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 218

Job Description for Food and Beverage Manager

In the world of catering, food and beverage managers handle all of the business decisions regarding food and beverages served to customers. This can be in a hotel setting, a restaurant setting, or just about any other setting in which food is served to paying customers. The basic principle of this position is to make profitable decisions that will improve and maintain the quality of food and drink in an establishment.

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Food and Beverage Manager Tasks
  • Monitor compliance with standardized portion size and presentation, as well as health, fire, and food safety regulations.
  • Manage, track, and control budget and quality, including addressing customer concerns.
  • Order and receive deliveries and track food and equipment inventories.
  • Assign and schedule workers to handle food preparation, cooking, and presentation.

Popular Employer Salaries for Food and Beverage Manager


Known for taking on a considerable number of Food and Beverage Managers, Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Inc., and Holiday Inn are leading firms in the industry. For Food and Beverage Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Hilton Worldwide; in fact, median earnings sit around $49K, the highest in the area.

Hilton Garden Inn offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $38K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $23K to $48K.

Common Career Paths for Food and Beverage Manager


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Food and Beverage Managers often transition into Food and Beverage Director positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Food and Beverage Directors earn $62K per year. Many Food and Beverage Managers choose to become Food Service Managers and General Manager of Food Services as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $9K less and $1K less, respectively.

Food and Beverage Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Food and Beverage Manager


Food and Beverage Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Menu Planning, Budget Management, Event Planning, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Inventory Management, Order Inventory, and Scheduling. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Training and Scheduling.

Pay by Experience Level for Food and Beverage Manager

Pay by Experience for a Food and Beverage Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Food and Beverage Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 263 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Food and Beverage Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 235 salaries. An experienced Food and Beverage Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 240 salaries. A Food and Beverage Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 111 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

16%

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-13%

-14%

National Average: $46,680

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

Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Food and Beverage Managers, 31 percent above the national average. Food and Beverage Managers will also find cushy salaries in St. Louis (+29 percent), New York (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+21 percent), and Naples (+21 percent). San Antonio is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Orlando and Las Vegas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

Food and Beverage Manager Reviews

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

Food and Beverage Manager in Bay St. Louis:
"Good comfortable."
Pros: People
Cons: Changing of the board every Year

Food and Beverage Manager in Washington:
"Taking care of responsibilities timely manner."
Be positive & have Patience. These will go a longer way.

Food and Beverage Manager in Taos:
"Well rounded lack support."
Pros: The people and mountain.
Cons: Lack of real support and hours.

Food and Beverage Manager in Austin:
Find a job that pays you what you are worth.

Food and Beverage Manager in Carter, Wisconsin:
"Be prepared to work."
You will be everything to everyone. You will know and fill in every position. If you let them see you sweat they will swarm and attack you. Respect is earned - never expect it just to happen. Know when to jump in and help. Know when to push them. Work is not a priority to everyone - in my experience there are few these days that have a TRUE work ethic. Don't expect too much time for yourself and family.

Food and Beverage Manager in Tampa:
"Challenge."
Pros: Busy and time flies by.
Cons: Food issues, customer complaints.

Food and Beverage Manager in Abilene:
"Management."
Pros: I love the people I work with on a daily basis, it is truly a family environment. The Membership is great to work for!
Cons: Stress Level 100%, I have zero spare time. Hours are usually 50+ work weeks and late nights!

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Key Stats for Food and Beverage Manager

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 257 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Food and Beverage Manager Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

▼4%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Food and Beverage Manager Salaries

Menu Planning
▲7%

National Average
$47,000


Event Planning
▼1%


Hiring
▼4%

▼5%


▼7%


Inventory Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 257 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 26%