The average salary for a Restaurant Manager with Payroll Administration skills is $45,619.
Is Restaurant Manager your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
$32k - $57k
$513 - $6k
$0 - $8k
$4k - $11k
$26k - $57k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Restaurant Manager
A restaurant manager is a person in charge of the daily operations of an eating establishment. He or she typically helps to hire, train, and schedule staff to meet expected business demands. The restaurant manager also sets standards for service and food quality and works with employees to see that these are met. He or she will typically also work behind the scenes, performing such tasks as handling purchasing, reconciling daily sales, and depositing restaurant receipts. In most restaurants, a …Read more
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.
Restaurant Manager Job Listings
Search for more jobs
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.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 408 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$41k - $102k
$28k - $55k
$33k - $68k
$32k - $70k
$12k - $43k
$28k - $53k
$34k - $69k
$46k - $93k
$24k - $74k
$38k - $78k