Food Service Manager Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers amongst Colorado areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Service Managers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,920
25th Percentile Wage
$43,860
50th Percentile Wage
$58,290
75th Percentile Wage
$74,120
90th Percentile Wage
$94,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.79
25th Percentile Wage
$21.09
50th Percentile Wage
$28.03
75th Percentile Wage
$35.63
90th Percentile Wage
$45.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.64. The median hourly salary is $28.03. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.79.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201558,2900.24%7.63%
201458,1508.53%-
201353,190-1.22%-
201253,840--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Food Service Managers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Colorado ranges from $50,510 to $73,520. The highest paying area for food service managers in Colorado is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,520. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Grand Junction (mean annual salary $63,430). The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $50,510.

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



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