$62,097
Avg. Salary
$12.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,701

Bonus

$20,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Owner / Operator, Restaurant is $12.00 per hour.

The average pay for an Owner / Operator, Restaurant is $62,097 per year.

10%
$9.03
10%
$12.00
50%
$35.55
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.00
10%
$30k
10%
$62k
50%
$170k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $62,097
$30,170 - $170,000
$30K
$62K
$170K
MEDIAN: $62,097
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50%
90%

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$9.03 - $35.55
$9
$12
$36
MEDIAN: $12.00
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$0$199K
Salary $30,170 - $170,000
Bonus $0.00 - $32,779
Profit Sharing $3.30 - $193,916
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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$26,144 - $199,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 224
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $9.03 - $35.55
Hourly Tips $1.96
Overtime $2.00
Annual Data $0$199K
Bonus $0.00 - $32,779
Profit Sharing $3.30 - $193,916
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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$26,144 - $199,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

The owner/operator of a restaurant is typically the top manager of either a privately owned or franchised location. He or she normally supervises middle managers to ensure that the restaurant meets quality and safety standards. The owner/operator also helps ensure accounting and bookkeeping is performed accurately. Additionally, they oversee day-to-day operations, interacting with staff and guests.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Owner / Operator, Restaurant


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Restaurant Owners tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Food and Beverage Director. The two jobs pay about the same on average. Restaurant Owners most often advance into Restaurant General Manager and Restaurant Manager positions even though the median salaries are $18K lower and $24K lower, respectively.

Owner / Operator, Restaurant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for an Owner / Operator, Restaurant has a positive trend. An entry-level Owner / Operator, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Owner / Operator, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Owner / Operator, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 49 salaries. An Owner / Operator, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 37 salaries.

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Key Stats for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

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Experience Affects Owner / Operator, Restaurant Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Owner / Operator, Restaurant Salaries

People Management
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Payroll Administration
▼23%

Operations Management
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 60%