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Food Service Manager Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Food Service Managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,240
25th Percentile Wage
$41,680
50th Percentile Wage
$51,710
75th Percentile Wage
$69,110
90th Percentile Wage
$96,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.02
25th Percentile Wage
$20.04
50th Percentile Wage
$24.86
75th Percentile Wage
$33.22
90th Percentile Wage
$46.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.50. The median hourly salary is $24.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,71010.56%-2.46%
201546,250-12.39%-
201451,9800.85%-
201351,540-2.79%-
201252,980--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,710 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 11.1 percent (11.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura and 32.2 percent (32.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Modesto.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$58,160
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$57,390
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$52,780
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$51,710
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$50,550
Madera-Chowchilla
$50,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$49,450
Chico
$47,830
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$47,550
Napa
$47,440
El Centro
$46,960
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$46,860
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$46,370
Bakersfield-Delano
$46,120
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$46,050
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$45,600
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$45,430
Yuba City
$45,200
Hanford-Corcoran
$45,070
Stockton
$44,940
Merced
$44,200
Salinas
$44,200
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$43,540
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$43,260
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$43,060
Fresno
$41,570
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$41,200
Vallejo-Fairfield
$40,380
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$40,370
Redding
$39,360
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$37,970
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$37,930
Visalia-Porterville
$36,510
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$36,250
Modesto
$35,070

See also: Top paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California.