Average Early-Career Owner / Operator, Restaurant Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Owner / Operator, Restaurant is $60,000.
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$29k - $182k
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$10k - $30k
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$24k - $204k

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Job Description for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Owner / Operator, Restaurant

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 $58,190 based on 7 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 $69,353 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,783.

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