Food Service Manager Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of food service managers in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of food service managers in Boulder 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 Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,100
25th Percentile Wage
$43,670
50th Percentile Wage
$50,510
75th Percentile Wage
$64,950
90th Percentile Wage
$83,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.36
25th Percentile Wage
$20.99
50th Percentile Wage
$24.29
75th Percentile Wage
$31.23
90th Percentile Wage
$39.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Boulder, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.97. The median hourly salary is $24.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.36.

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
201650,5100.48%-9.54%
201550,270-3.84%-
201452,200-5.63%-
201355,140-0.34%-
201255,330--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $50,510, Boulder is the lowest paying city for food service managers in state of Colorado, following city of West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $73,520). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Boulder is about 31.3 percent (31.3%) lower than that of the highest paying city West Colorado nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$73,520
Grand Junction
$63,430
Colorado Springs
$63,020
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$60,420
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$58,650
Greeley
$56,910
Pueblo
$56,110
Fort Collins-Loveland
$53,260
Boulder
$50,510

See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.