Average General Manager, Food Service with Operations Management Skills Salary

$46,059
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,855
Bonus
$1,250
Commission
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a General Manager, Food Service with Operations Management skills is $46,059.
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$32k
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$46k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $46,059
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Salary
$32k - $81k
Bonus
$501 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $37k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$29k - $83k

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Job Description for General Manager, Food Service

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.
The top respondents for the job title General Manager, Food Service are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Domino's Pizza and Burger King Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Aramark where the average pay is $87,178. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sodexo, Inc. and Wendy's International, Inc., earning around $71,065 and $48,109, respectively. Domino's Pizza pays the lowest at around $34,830. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches and Burger King Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $38,000 and $38,516, respectively.

Career Paths

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General Manager, Food Service
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Popular Skills for General Manager, Food Service

Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Hiring, Scheduling, Inventory Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Food Service

An entry-level General Manager, Food Service with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,131 based on 10 salaries. An early career General Manager, Food Service with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,798 based on 253 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Food Service with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,884 based on 210 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Food Service with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,647 based on 218 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,848.
Employees with General Manager, Food Service in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cleveland, Ohio (30.3% more) and New York, New York (24.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 847 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
29.9%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
25.7%
Late Career
18.4%

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