The salary statistics of food service managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food service manager salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food service managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $97,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food service managers is $36,890.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food service managers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of food service managers in 28 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $77,420. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $29,370). For detailed food service manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities|| |
|Other Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .