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Average Owner / Operator, Restaurant Salary

$66,138
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$12,000
Bonus
$24,490
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Owner / Operator, Restaurant is $66,138.
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$33k
MEDIAN
$66k
90%
$148k
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$33k - $148k
Bonus
$1k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$511 - $155k
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$26k - $164k
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What Do Owner / Operator, Restaurants Do?

Owner / Operator, Restaurant Tasks
  • Oversee the operation of a restaurant, and coordinate employees and processes to ensure the restaurant runs efficiently.
  • Maintain standards for food and service quality, safety, and sanitation.
  • Manage the restaurant's administration, finances, and budget, working to ensure the establishment stays profitable.
  • Ensure the restaurant building, facilities, and grounds are maintained and meet government regulations.
  • Hire, train, and supervise restaurant managers, determine their duties, and evaluate their performance.

Job Satisfaction for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

4.7 out of 5
(23)
Extremely Satisfied
2Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Owner / Operator, Restaurants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Owner / Operator, Restaurants?

An entry-level Owner / Operator, Restaurant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Owner / Operator, Restaurant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Owner / Operator, Restaurant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,652 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Owner / Operator, Restaurant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,838 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,092.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Owner / Operator, Restaurant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 107.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (19.8% more) and New York, New York (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (48.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
16.9%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
27.9%