$39,552
Avg. Salary
$12.87
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,500

Bonus

$19,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Restaurant Supervisor is $12.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Restaurant Supervisor is $39,552 per year.

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$9.70
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$12.87
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$17.01
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MEDIAN $12.87
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$25k
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$70k
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MEDIAN $39,552
$24,739 - $70,242
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MEDIAN: $39,552
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$0$70K
Salary $24,739 - $70,242
Bonus $201 - $12,456
Profit Sharing $19,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,166 - $47,777
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 153
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.70 - $17.01
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $7.65
Overtime $11.88 - $26.25
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $201 - $12,456
Profit Sharing $19,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,166 - $47,777
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 550

Job Description for Restaurant Supervisor

A restaurant supervisor typically works in a food-service establishment below the managerial level. The supervisor - who may also be called a dining room supervisor, head waiter, lead cook, or by another title - works with management to ensure standards of service and food quality are met. The supervisor may also work as a server or cook, but normally he or she is entirely tasked with other responsibilities.

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Restaurant Supervisor Tasks
  • Train, evaluate, mentor and ensure high quality performance from restaurant staff.
  • Evaluate, revise and update menus and prices.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and requests, describe menu items and price special events.
  • Order supplies, check inventory, maintain budget and deliver paychecks.
  • Oversee food preparation and ingredient sourcing to maintain quality standards.

Restaurant Supervisor Pay By Employer

$0$68K

$30,422

IHOP
2 profiles
$67,500

Common Career Paths for Restaurant Supervisor


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Restaurant Supervisors who transition into a Restaurant General Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $46K per year. Restaurant Supervisors most often move into positions as Restaurant Managers or Restaurant Assistant Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $9K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

Restaurant Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Restaurant Supervisor


Restaurant Supervisors report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Training Program Development, Inventory Management, and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 6 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Food Preparation, Order Inventory, and Cash Handling. Most people experienced in Cash Handling also know People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Restaurant Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Restaurant Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 239 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Restaurant Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 87 salaries. A Restaurant Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

National Average: $29,774

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Restaurant Supervisors, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Restaurant Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+26 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), Minneapolis (+18 percent), and Orlando (+17 percent). Portland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 4 percent below the national average.

Restaurant Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Restaurant Supervisor?

Restaurant Supervisor in Savannah:
"Food and beverage heaven."
Pros: Flexibility
Cons: Rampant alcoholism

Restaurant Supervisor in Auburn:
"Unrealistic Promises."
Pros: I am able to do whatever work I see fit for the most part.
Cons: They promise rewards for surveys or up-sells, but never give the rewards.

Restaurant Supervisor in Bowling Green:
"Shortage in staff members and low payscales."
Know exactly what you are walking into? Interview employees if possible. Perhaps pop in for visits and watch the managers and what they do. A restaurant Manager is a working manager and should be readily available at peak hours of operation. For example breakfast 8am-10am, lunch 11am-2pm and dinner 5pm-7pm do you see the managers on the floor working and available.

Restaurant Supervisor in Denver:
"Supervisor at Denver Hotel."
Pros: Meeting people, looking after them with food and beverages and making them SMILE.
Cons: None as yet.

Restaurant Supervisor in Grand Rapids:
"Love my job and hate my job."
Pros: The people I work with and the type of environment I work in.
Cons: Long hours, work alot weekends. No paid vacations. Communication.

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Key Stats for Restaurant Supervisor

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 153 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Restaurant Supervisor Salaries

▲21%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Supervisor Salaries

Training Program Development
▲25%

Customer Relations
▲5%

Inventory Management
▲5%

▲3%

Scheduling
▲2%

Operations Management
▲2%

National Average
$30,000

People Management
▼3%



Order Inventory
▼14%

Food Preparation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 52%