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Average Early-Career Restaurant Manager with Leadership Skills Hourly Pay

$11.93
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,997
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$1,650
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Restaurant Manager with Leadership skills is $11.93.
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$9.13
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$11.93
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$16.02
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Bonus
$197 - $7,855
Profit Sharing
$596 - $7,047
Commission
$0 - $3,000
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$20,656 - $53,737
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What Do Restaurant Managers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Restaurant Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Restaurant Managers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Managers?

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 $11.30 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.73 based on 929 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.94 based on 978 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Restaurant Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (22.7% more) and Denver, Colorado (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,497 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Mid Career
37.2%
Experienced
39.2%
Late Career
20.9%