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Food Service Manager Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Food Service Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,550
25th Percentile Wage
$52,510
50th Percentile Wage
$63,150
75th Percentile Wage
$89,770
90th Percentile Wage
$120,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $120,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $41,550.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,1506.81%6.83%
201558,850-3.23%-
201460,7505.45%-
201357,440-2.44%-
201258,840--

Compare Food Service Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of food service managers in five industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 air transportation industry with an annual salary $74,060. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation industry (annual salary $53,370). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Air Transportation
$74,060
Scheduled Air Transportation
$74,060
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation
$57,860
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$57,860
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$53,370

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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