R117,597
Avg. Salary
R30.61
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R5,010

Bonus

R2,000

Profit Sharing

R11,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Restaurant Manager is R30.61 per hour.

The average pay for a Restaurant Manager is R117,597 per year.

10%
R18.88
10%
R30.61
50%
R64.45
90%
90%
MEDIAN R30.61
10%
R61k
10%
R118k
50%
R210k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R117,597
R60,957 - R209,693
R61K
R120K
R210K
MEDIAN: R117,597
10%
50%
90%
R18.88 - R64.45
R19
R31
R64
MEDIAN: R30.61
10%
50%
90%
R0R211K
Salary R60,957 - R209,693
Bonus R101 - R17,754
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R29,590
Commission R11,500
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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R57,844 - R211,765
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 441
Hourly Data R0R113
Hourly Rate R18.88 - R64.45
Hourly Tips R13.33
Overtime R12.33 - R114
Annual Data R0R211K
Bonus R101 - R17,754
Commission R11,500
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R29,590
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).
)
R57,844 - R211,765
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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.

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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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Common Career Paths for Restaurant Manager


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Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager

Pay by Experience for a Restaurant Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Restaurant Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R94,000 based on 251 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Restaurant Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R121,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R146,000 based on 131 salaries. A Restaurant Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R164,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R109,211

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

Restaurant Manager Reviews

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

Restaurant Manager in Cape Town:
"Stressfully fun."
Pros: Physically moving and engaging people.
Cons: Not having a lunch break.

Restaurant Manager in Johannesburg:
"Retirement package, medical aid, opportunity to grow within."
To first check the package of the offer if it has what he/ she is looking for. Working hours, is this what he needs? Will he/ she be able to balance work & home life plus all the above mentioned benefits.

Restaurant Manager in Cape Town:
"A Restaurant Manager's Life on His Feet."
Pros: People skills, customer service and not being bored. Always something to do and a customer's satisfaction can be a great plus.
Cons: The hours, the low-ish salary, not spending time with family and friends and loved ones.

Restaurant Manager in Johannesburg:
"The hours are really long."
Do this job while you still young. Climb the ladder and and up with a office job with set hours. Within the company.

Restaurant Manager in George:
"IT IS HARD WORK STRESSFUL."
Pros: WORKING WITH CUSTOMER BEING AROUND PEOPLE.
Cons: MY HOURS.

Restaurant Manager in Pretoria:
Pros: Meeting new people. Engaging with customers. Making people happy with good service and a good product. Stress levels. Owner.
Cons: Hours. Working on weekends. Dealing with difficult people. Unhappy customers.

Restaurant Manager in Johannesburg:
"`Lasting Experience`"
Employ well trained staff to give the `lasting experience`

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Key Stats for Restaurant Manager

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Restaurant Manager Salaries

▲50%

▲33%

▲11%

National Average
R109,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Restaurant Manager Salaries



National Average
R109,000



Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 92%