The average salary for an Early-Career Restaurant Manager with Employee Relations skills is $41,489.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Restaurant Manager
Skills in Customer Service, People Management, Leadership, Training and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager
An entry-level Restaurant Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,255 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,856 based on 424 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,571 based on 481 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $46,182.
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Employees with Restaurant Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (14.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (1.2% less).
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