Average Restaurant Manager with Payroll Administration Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Restaurant Manager with Payroll Administration skills is $45,619.
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Job Description for Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Manager Tasks
  • Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
  • Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff.
  • Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily.
  • Maintain all reservation systems and book to accommodate business demands.
  • Maintain schedules, payroll and other administrative support to maintain food and beverage cost controls and inventory.

Popular Employer Salaries for Restaurant Manager

The top respondents for the job title Restaurant Manager are from the companies Dunkin' Donuts, Wendy's International, Inc. and Denny's. Reported salaries are highest at Wendy's International, Inc. where the average pay is $52,000. Dunkin' Donuts pays the lowest at around $31,000.

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Popular Skills for Restaurant Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager

An early career Restaurant Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,052 based on 138 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,628 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,931 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,317.
Employees with Restaurant Manager in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (14.1% more) and New York, New York (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.3% less) and Houston, Texas (7.9% less).

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