Food Service Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of food service managers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food service manager salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Food Service Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,120
25th Percentile Wage
$36,270
50th Percentile Wage
$50,670
75th Percentile Wage
$80,760
90th Percentile Wage
$126,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) food service managers is $126,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $26,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food service managers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,670-7.60%-27.67%
201554,520-5.17%-
201457,340-4.26%-
201359,780-8.21%-
201264,690--

Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of food service managers in three industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for food service manager occupations is the bakeries and tortilla manufacturing industry with an annual salary $57,550. The lowest paying industry is the food manufacturing industry (annual salary $47,400). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$57,550
Other Food Manufacturing
$50,100
Food Manufacturing
$47,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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