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 among Colorado cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food service managers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$58,290
0.24% 7.63%
2014
$58,150
8.53% -
2013
$53,190
-1.22% -
2012
$53,840
- -

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 $56,110 to $69,310. The highest paying area for food service managers in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $69,310. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,330). The lowest paying area is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $56,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$69,310
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$67,330
Colorado Springs
$67,070
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$63,490
Grand Junction
$63,430
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$58,650
Boulder
$58,030
Greeley
$56,910
Pueblo
$56,110




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