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Food Service Manager Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Food Service Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,700
25th Percentile Wage
$58,820
50th Percentile Wage
$71,390
75th Percentile Wage
$84,100
90th Percentile Wage
$145,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $145,060. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $50,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food service managers in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,390
2.45% 2.68%
2016
$69,640
17.68% -
2014
$57,330
-7.43% -
2013
$61,590
-12.81% -
2012
$69,480
- -

Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of food service managers in three industries in the wholesale trade 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 merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry with an annual salary $72,370. The lowest paying industry is the grocery and related product merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $61,870). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$72,370
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$71,770
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$61,870

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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