Average Restaurant Manager Salary in San Diego, California

$48,539
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$600
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Restaurant Manager in San Diego, California is $48,539.
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Salary
$40k - $59k
Bonus
$485 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $600
Total Pay
$37k - $62k

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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.

Career Paths

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Restaurant Manager
General Manager, Restaurant
Restaurant Assistant Manager
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Restaurant Manager

Skills in Leadership and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, People Management 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 $47,171 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,624 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,030 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,000.
Employees with Restaurant Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.4% more) and New York, New York (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.5% less), Houston, Texas (4.6% less) and Orlando, Florida (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
33.0%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
13.4%