Food Service Manager Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for food service managers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food service managers among Florida metropolitan 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,180
25th Percentile Wage
$52,030
50th Percentile Wage
$64,610
75th Percentile Wage
$84,290
90th Percentile Wage
$118,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.28
25th Percentile Wage
$25.01
50th Percentile Wage
$31.06
75th Percentile Wage
$40.53
90th Percentile Wage
$56.89

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for food service managers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.89. The median hourly salary is $31.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.28.

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
201664,6106.38%20.12%
201560,4902.93%-
201458,7203.95%-
201356,4008.49%-
201251,610--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food service managers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food service managers in state of Florida ranges from $49,640 to $81,610. The highest paying area for food service managers in Florida is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $81,610. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Port St Lucie (mean annual salary $80,960). The lowest paying area is Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach with a median annual salary of $49,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tallahassee
$81,610
Port St Lucie
$80,960
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$75,390
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$71,390
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$71,320
Naples-Marco Island
$70,150
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$69,100
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$66,630
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$64,650
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$63,800
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$63,390
Gainesville
$63,340
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$62,100
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$60,540
Ocala
$60,250
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$60,090
Jacksonville
$59,980
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$59,910
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$59,530
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$59,000
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$56,710
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$56,130
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$55,730
Punta Gorda
$55,100
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$49,640


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