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Food Service Manager Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,900
25th Percentile Wage
$40,580
50th Percentile Wage
$58,650
75th Percentile Wage
$74,660
90th Percentile Wage
$105,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.78
25th Percentile Wage
$19.51
50th Percentile Wage
$28.20
75th Percentile Wage
$35.90
90th Percentile Wage
$50.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.67. The median hourly salary is $28.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.78.

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
201558,650-10.30%3.89%
201464,69017.27%-
201353,520-5.33%-
201256,370--

Table 3. Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $58,650 in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is in the middle of salary range for food service managers in state of Colorado. In comparison, the annual salary of food service managers in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 20.2 percent (20.2%) lower than that in the highest paying West Colorado nonmetropolitan area and 13.9 percent (13.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Boulder.

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 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.