$45,591
Avg. Salary
$13.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,184

Bonus

$1,150

Profit Sharing

$750

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a General Manager, Food Service is $13.71 per hour.

The average pay for a General Manager, Food Service is $45,591 per year.

$10.18
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$13.71
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$18.85
90%
MEDIAN $13.71
$31k
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$46k
50%
$78k
90%
MEDIAN $45,591
$30,734 - $77,959
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MEDIAN: $45,591
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$0$78K
Salary $30,734 - $77,959
Bonus $501 - $14,386
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,191
Commission $750
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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$28,224 - $78,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,185
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $18.85
Hourly Tips $0.26 - $6.91
Overtime $14.09 - $27.40
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $501 - $14,386
Commission $750
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,191
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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$28,224 - $78,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 263

Job Description for General Manager, Food Service

General managers in the food service field work in places such as cafes, restaurants, and cafeterias, and at least a few years of experience in the industry, and in management, are generally required for this position.

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General Manager, Food Service Tasks
  • Implement efficient food service operations, appropriate cost controls, marketing programs and profit management.
  • Oversee maintenance of equipment, facility and grounds through the use of a preventative maintenance program.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure OSHA, local health and safety codes and company safety and security policies are met.
  • Ensure food quality and customer satisfaction.

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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Food Service

Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Food Service has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Food Service with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 295 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Food Service with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 222 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Food Service which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 226 salaries. A General Manager, Food Service with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 114 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

-1%

-3%

-28%

National Average: $44,519

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

General Manager, Food Service Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a General Manager, Food Service?

General Manager, Food Service in Austin:
"Work flexiblility."
Pros: Casual attire, my employees , flexibility on scheduling.
Cons: Overload on the duties asked of me.

General Manager, Food Service in Charlotte:
"Charlotte in a nutshell."
Pros: Predictable traffic patterns, courteous customers, growth opportunities, cost of living.
Cons: Young workforce, not many self motivated employees.

General Manager, Food Service in Omaha:
"Body Worn Out."
Pros: Employees. Prepping food. Fast paced.
Cons: Impossible demands. District manager. Stress level.

General Manager, Food Service in Rancho Cordova:
"Its never good enough."
I would say having a self rewarding attitude to make sure that you where in a good place I your life where work was the only problem. Never let it bother you that for every Tear sweat n all your dedicaton you put in wont be recognized. Can leave at the end of the day with another work day down and continue being yourself.

General Manager, Food Service in Dallas:
Pros: The challenges running a 5 million store brings.
Cons: Late night hours.

General Manager, Food Service in Buffalo:
"Busy, stressful, public, challenging."
Pros: I like that our cafe is in a library so there is a wide variety of customers that come in. I enjoy serving people and hearing or seeing their excitement or satisfaction when they enjoy their meal and experience. I also enjoy the guest interaction and getting to talk to and meet so mane people throughout the day.
Cons: The owner is brutal to work with and has a horrible temper. He creates many unnecessary hurdles that constantly need to be jumped over.

General Manager, Food Service in Windsor:
"GM Sodexo."
Pros: Dealing with customers. Food production. Financial management.
Cons: Expectations that managers can be FT frontline employees and also productive managers.

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Key Stats for General Manager, Food Service

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 362 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects General Manager, Food Service Salaries

▲34%

▲15%

National Average
$45,000

▼1%

▼19%

Skills That Affect General Manager, Food Service Salaries

Budget Management
▲18%

Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements
▲13%

National Average
$45,000


Training Management
▼3%

People Management
▼6%

▼8%



▼10%

Job Scheduling
▼17%

Training
▼18%


Inventory Control
▼19%

Food Preparation
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 362 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 40%